triphibian

[ trahy-fib-ee-uhn ]
/ traɪˈfɪb i ən /
Military

adjective

skilled in combat equally on land, sea, and in the air.
(of an aircraft) equipped to take off from land, water, snow, or ice.

noun

a person who is triphibian.
a triphibian airplane.

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Origin of triphibian

First recorded in 1940–45; tri- + (am)phibian
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