migrant

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noun mi·grant \ˈmī-grənt\

Definition of migrant

  1. :  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

Examples of migrant in a sentence

  1. migrants in search of work on farms

  2. Not all birds are migrants.

Origin and Etymology of migrant

Latin migrant-, migrans, present participle of migrare


First Known Use: 1760


MIGRANT Defined for English Language Learners

migrant

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noun mi·grant \ˈmī-grənt\

Definition of migrant for English Language Learners

  • : a person who goes from one place to another especially to find work

  • : a bird or animal that moves from one area to another at different times of the year


MIGRANT Defined for Kids

migrant

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noun mi·grant \ˈmī-grənt\

Definition of migrant for Students

  1. :  a person or animal that migrates



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