What does amphibia mean?

amphibia meaning in General Dictionary

among the courses of vertebrates

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  • the class of vertebrates that survive land but type in liquid; frogs; toads; newts; salamanders; caecilians
  • one of several courses of vertebrates.
  • of Amphibium

amphibia meaning in General Dictionary

(n. pl.) The classes of vertebrates.

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  • (pl. ) of Amphibium

Sentence Examples with the word amphibia

In 1816, de Blainville, 4 adopting Latreille's view, divided the Linnaean Amphibia into Squamiferes and Nudipelliferes, or Amphibiens; though he offered an alternative arrangement, in which the class Reptiles is preserved and divided into two subclasses, the Ornithoides and the Ichthyoides.

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