(of fish) migrating from salt water to spawn in fresh water, as salmon of the genera Salmo and Oncorhynchus (distinguished from ).
They are anadromous fishes of which little more can be said than that a specimen might take a bottom bait once in a way.
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The migratory fishes fall into two groups, the anadromous and the catadtomous.
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(of fishes such as the salmon) migrating up rivers from the sea in order to breed Compare catadromous
of fish, “ascending a river to spawn” (as salmon do), 1753, from Latinized form of Greek anadromos “running upward,” from ana “up, back” (see ana-) + dramein “to run” (see dromedary).
Relating to fish, such as salmon or shad, that migrate up rivers from the sea to breed in fresh water.
the ancient Greek goddess of love and beauty, identified by the Romans with Venus. Historical Examples And they were the real sacred pearls born of the water-drops which had rolled into the shell of anadyomene. Ancient Manners Pierre Louys She had come up from her morning dip in the sea, all tingling with love like […]
the ancient Greek goddess of love and beauty, identified by the Romans with Venus. Contemporary Examples Cyprus is nicknamed the Isle of Love because it is the mythical birthplace of Aphrodite. What Bailout? Six Reasons to Love Cyprus Kevin Fallon March 17, 2013 Now, after a cultural tug-of-war and a lengthy trial in Rome, Aphrodite […]
a river in NE Siberian Russia, flowing SW and E to Anadyr Bay, on the Bering Sea. 695 miles (1118 km) long. Historical Examples For it lies between north and north-east, and bends with a rounding towards the Anadyr. The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II A.E. Nordenskieold […]
- Anadyr range
a mountain range in NE Siberia in the Russian Federation: a part of the Kolyma Mountains.