amphibious

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either of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with shorter broader snouts alligator , gator
amphibious operation attacking a land base that is carried out by troops that are landed by naval ships amphibious assault
amphibious operation conducted for the purpose of deceiving the enemy and leading him into a course of action unfavorable to him amphibious demonstration
bridgehead on the enemy's shoreline seized by an amphibious operation beachhead
amphibious rat of Australia and New Guinea beaver rat
pig-sized tailless South American amphibious rodent with partly webbed feet; largest living rodent capibara , capybara , Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris
amphibious military unit trained for raids into enemy territory commando
amphibious mole of eastern North America having pink fleshy tentacles around the nose Condylura cristata , star-nosed mole , starnose mole
amphibious diversionary attack diversionary landing
amphibious evacuation in World War II (1940) when 330,000 Allied troops had to be evacuated from the beaches in northern France in a desperate retreat under enemy fire Dunkerque , Dunkirk
atoll in the Marshall islands; site of an amphibious assault in World War II; later used temporarily by the United States to test atomic bombs Eniwetok
amphibious assault in the Pacific in World War II (January 1944); American forces landed and captured a Japanese air base Kwajalein
amphibious division of the United States Navy Marine Corps , Marines , United States Marine Corps , United States Marines , US Marine Corps , USMC
amphibious vehicle typically having four-wheel drive and a raised body marsh buggy , swamp buggy
amphibious African insectivorous mammal that resembles an otter otter shrew , potamogale , Potamogale velox
amphibious quadrupedal herbivorous dinosaur with a long thin neck and whiplike tail; of the Cretaceous mostly in the southern hemisphere titanosaur , titanosaurian
any of various amphibious rats water rat
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