amphibiotic

adjective
am·​phi·​bi·​ot·​ic | \ ¦amfə̇ˌbī¦ätik \

Definition of amphibiotic

: terrestrial in the adult stage but aquatic as a larva or nymph

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First Known Use of amphibiotic

1885, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amphibiotic

International Scientific Vocabulary amphi- + -biotic

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The first known use of amphibiotic was in 1885

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amphibiontic

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“Amphibiotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amphibiotic. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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