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Reptile vs. Amphibian

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Reptilenoun

A cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia.

Amphibianadjective

Of or relating to the class Amphibia.

Reptilenoun

(figuratively) A mean or grovelling person.

Amphibianadjective

Capable of operating on both land and water amphibious.

Reptileadjective

Creeping; moving on the belly, or by means of small and short legs.

Amphibianadjective

(obsolete) Having two natures.

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Reptileadjective

Grovelling; low; vulgar.

‘a reptile race or crew; reptile vices’;

Amphibiannoun

An animal of the Amphibia; any four-legged vertebrate that does not have amniotic eggs, living both on land and in water.

Reptileadjective

Creeping; moving on the belly, or by means of small and short legs.

Amphibiannoun

A vehicle which can operate on land and water. See Wikipedia article on "Amphibious aircraft"

Reptileadjective

Hence: Groveling; low; vulgar; as, a reptile race or crew; reptile vices.

‘There is also a false, reptile prudence, the result not of caution, but of fear.’; ‘And dislodge their reptile soulsFrom the bodies and forms of men.’;

Amphibianadjective

Of or pertaining to the Amphibia; as, amphibian reptiles.

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Reptilenoun

An animal that crawls, or moves on its belly, as snakes,, or by means of small, short legs, as lizards, and the like.

‘An inadvertent step may crush the snailThat crawls at evening in the public path;But he that has humanity, forewarned,Will tread aside, and let the reptile live.’;

Amphibiannoun

One of the Amphibia.

Reptilenoun

One of the Reptilia, or one of the Amphibia.

Amphibiannoun

a flat-bottomed motor vehicle that can travel on land or water

Reptilenoun

A groveling or very mean person.

Amphibiannoun

an airplane designed to take off and land on water

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Reptilenoun

any cold-blooded vertebrate of the class Reptilia including tortoises turtles snakes lizards alligators crocodiles and extinct forms

Amphibiannoun

cold-blooded vertebrate typically living on land but breeding in water; aquatic larvae undergo metamorphosis into adult form

Reptile

Reptiles, as most commonly defined, are the animals in the class Reptilia , a paraphyletic grouping comprising all amniotes except synapsids (mammals and their extinct relatives) and Aves (birds). The class comprises turtles, crocodilians, snakes, amphisbaenians, lizards, tuatara, and their extinct relatives.

Amphibianadjective

relating to or characteristic of animals of the class Amphibia

Amphibian

Amphibians are ectothermic, tetrapod vertebrates of the class Amphibia. All living amphibians belong to the group Lissamphibia.

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