Anadromous vs Anadrome - What's the difference?

anadromous | anadrome |


As an adjective anadromous

is (of a migratory fish) that lives in the sea and breeds in fresh water.

As a noun anadrome is

a word which forms a different word when spelled backwards.

anadromous

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (of a migratory fish) That lives in the sea and breeds in fresh water.
  • Shads and most species of salmon are anadromous .
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  • (botany) Of a fern in which the first veins in a frond segment are produced towards the apex of the frond.
  • Antonyms

    * (botany) catadromous

    See also

    * amphidromous * diadromous * oceanodromous * potamodromous

    anadrome

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A word which forms a different word when spelled backwards.
  • ''"desserts" and "stressed" are believed to be the longest common English anadromes
  • An anadromous fish.
  • See also

    * palindrome * anagram * semordnilap ----