muir-thìreach

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

muir (sea) +‎ tìr (land) +‎ -ach

Noun[edit]

muir-thìreach m (muir-thìrich)

  1. amphibian

Usage notes[edit]

This is the preferred term for 'amphibian' in Scottish Natural Heritage's Gaelic vocabulary.[1]

Synonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

muir-thìreach

  1. amphibious

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Scottish Natural Heritage: Faclan Nàdair