Meaning of MIGRANT in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈmī-grənt ]


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

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.