Meaning of MIGRANT in English



Pronunciation: ' m ī -gr ə nt

Function: noun

Etymology: Latin migrant-, migrans, present participle of migrare

Date: 1760

: one that migrates: as a : a person who moves regularly in order to find work especially in harvesting crops b : an animal that shifts from one habitat to another

– migrant adjective

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