seminomad

noun
semi·​no·​mad | \ ˌse-mē-ˈnō-ˌmad How to pronounce seminomad (audio) , ˌse-ˌmī-, -mi- \

Definition of seminomad

: a member of a people living usually in portable or temporary dwellings and practicing seasonal migration but having a base camp at which some crops are cultivated

Other Words from seminomad

seminomadic \ ˌse-​mē-​nō-​ˈma-​dik How to pronounce seminomad (audio) , ˌse-​ˌmī-​ , -​mi-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of seminomad

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

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“Seminomad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/seminomad. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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