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diadromous

[ dahy-ad-ruh-muhs ]

adjective

  1. Botany. (of a leaf ) having a fanlike arrangement of veins.
  2. (of fish) migrating between fresh and salt waters.


diadromous

/ daɪˈædrəməs /

adjective

  1. botany of or possessing a leaf venation in the shape of a fan
  2. (of some fishes) migrating between fresh and salt water See also anadromous catadromous


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Word History and Origins

Origin of diadromous1

First recorded in 1945–50; dia- + -dromous

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