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  • adj. Ascending and descending freshwater streams from and to the sea, as the salmon does; anadromous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Ascending and descending fresh streams from and to the sea, as the salmon; anadromous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Passing at fixed intervals from salt water into fresh, and returning: applied to such fishes as the salmon and the shad. Also written catandromous.

Etymologies

Ancient Greek down + up + a running, course. (Wiktionary)

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