Definition of anemotaxis in English:

anemotaxis

noun

Biology
  • Movement of an organism in a direction determined by that of the wind.

    Used especially with reference to insects flying or moving upwind in response to a chemical attractant carried by the wind.

Pronunciation

anemotaxis

/əˌnɛmə(ʊ)ˈtaksɪs/ /ˌanɪmə(ʊ)ˈtaksɪs/

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Canadian Entomologist. From anemo- + -taxis, perhaps after German Anemotaxis.