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Meaning of anadromous

a•nad•ro•mous

Pronunciation: (u-nad'ru-mus), [key]
— adj.
  1. (of fish) migrating from salt water to spawn in fresh water, as salmon of the genera Salmo and Oncorhynchus (distinguished from catadromous).
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