transmigrant

noun trans·mi·grant \tran(t)ˈsmīgrənt, traan-, -nzˈm-\

Definition of transmigrant

  1. :  one who transmigrates; especially :  an emigrant passing through a country en route to the one in which he will be an immigrant

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Origin and Etymology of transmigrant

Latin transmigrant-, transmigrans, present participle of transmigrare


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