diadromous

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.


Origin:
1945–50; dia- + -dromous

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

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