noun tran·si·ens \ˈtran(t)sēˌenz, -nzē-\

Definition of transiens



\ˌtran(t)sēˈu̇n‧ˌtēz, -nzēˈ-\
  1. :  a phase in migratory locusts in which they exhibit characteristics in morphology and behavior intermediate between those typical of solitaria and gregaria

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Origin and Etymology of transiens

New Latin transeunt-, transiens, from Latin, present participle of transire

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a trip made at another's expense

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