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


(daɪˈæd rə məs)

(of fish) migrating between fresh and salt waters.
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Adj.1.diadromous - (used of fish) migratory between fresh and salt waters
anadromous - migrating from the sea to fresh water to spawn
catadromous - migrating from fresh water to the sea to spawn
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