Catadromous

Ca*tad"ro*mous

(?), a. [Gr. kata` down + dro`mos a running.] 1. (Bot.) Having the lowest inferior segment of a pinna nearer the rachis than the lowest superior one; -- said of a mode of branching in ferns, and opposed to anadromous.
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2. (Zol.) Living in fresh water, and going to the sea to spawn; -- opposed to anadromous, and said of the eel.
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Cat`a*fal"co

(?), n. [It.] See Catafalque.
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