nonmigratory

adjective
non·mi·gra·to·ry | \ˌnän-ˈmī-grə-ˌtȯr-ē \

Definition of nonmigratory 

: not relating to, engaging in, or characterized by migration : not migratory nonmigratory birds Remote ocean islands—where many nonmigratory species live permanently and others nest—are being transformed by agriculture …— Michael Harwood

Examples of nonmigratory in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

The measure has been taken in the past to keep nonmigratory goose populations in check. Evan Frank, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Lac La Belle will have a goose roundup again this year," 21 Mar. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'nonmigratory.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of nonmigratory

circa 1856, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about nonmigratory

Share nonmigratory

Statistics for nonmigratory

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for nonmigratory

The first known use of nonmigratory was circa 1856

See more words from the same year

Comments on nonmigratory

What made you want to look up nonmigratory? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

not any or not one

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz

  • scrabble-tiles-that-read-scrabble-quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!