Variant of migrate
- to move from one place to another; esp., to leave one's country and settle in another
- to move from one region to another with the change in seasons, as many birds and some fishes do
- to move from place to place to harvest seasonal crops
Origin: < L migratus, pp. of migrare, to move from one place to another, change < IE *meigw-, to change location < base *mei-, to change, exchange, wander
- migrator noun
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