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Anadromous
ə-NAD-rə-məs
Part of speech: adjective
Origin: Greek, mid 18th century
1

(Of a fish such as the salmon) migrating up rivers from the sea to spawn.

Examples of Anadromous in a sentence

“Oregon’s Willamette River contains many anadromous fish.”

“Anadromous creatures spend part of their life in freshwater and part in the ocean.”