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  • proper n. A taxonomic class within the subphylum Vertebrata — the amphibians.

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From Medieval Latin, from Ancient Greek ἀμφίβια (amphibia), nominative neuter plural of ἀμφίβιος (amphibios, "two types of life"), from ἀμφί (amphi, "of both kinds") + βίος (bios, "life"). (Wiktionary)

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