- n. [脊椎] 两栖动物；水陆两用飞机；具有双重性格的人
- adj. 两栖类的；[车辆] 水陆两用的；具有双重性格的
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前缀amphi-, 同ambi-, 两，二。 -bi, 同词根bio, 生命。
- amphibian (adj.)
- 1630s, "having two modes of existence, of doubtful nature," from Greek amphibia, neuter plural of amphibios "living a double life," from amphi- "of both kinds" (see amphi-) + bios "life" (see bio-).
Formerly used by zoologists to describe all sorts of combined natures (including otters and seals), the biological sense "class of animals between fishes and reptiles that live both on land and in water" and the noun derivative both are first recorded 1835. Amphibia was used in this sense from c. 1600 and has been a zoological classification since c. 1819.
- 1. Both the toad and frog are amphibian.
- 2. Conclusion Onychodactylus fischeri is a relatively primitive type in the amphibian.
- 3. It is being actively pursued by amphibian specialists, for example.
- 4. The North American Amphibian Monitoring Program is the country's largest frog - counting system.
- 5. The sealed bottom is for setting making for amphibian.
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