A*nad"ro*mous (#), a. [Gr. running upward; + a running, to run.]

1. Zool.

Ascending rivers from the sea, at certain seasons, for breeding, as the salmon, shad, etc.

2. Bot.

Tending upwards; -- said of terns in which the lowest secondary segments are on the upper side of the branch of the central stem.

D. C. Eaton.


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