triphibian

triphibian

[trahy-fib-ee-uhn] Military.
adjective
1.
skilled in combat equally on land, sea, and in the air.
2.
(of an aircraft) equipped to take off from land, water, snow, or ice.
noun
4.
a person who is triphibian.
5.
a triphibian airplane.

Origin:
1940–45; tri- + (am)phibian

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