semisedentary

adjective semi·sed·en·tary \ ˌse-mē-ˈse-dᵊn-ˌter-ē , ˌse-ˌmī- , -mi- \

Definition of semisedentary

: sedentary during part of the year and nomadic otherwise
  • semisedentary tribes

First Known Use of semisedentary

circa 1930


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