migratory definition

  • adjective:
    • Characterized by migration; undergoing periodic migration: migratory birds.
    • Of or concerning a migration.
    • Roving; nomadic.
    • that migrate
    • Removing on a regular basis or periodically in one area or environment to another.
    • ergo, roving; wandering; nomad
    • habitually going from destination to place especially in search of seasonal work
    • used of animals that move seasonally
  • others:
    • fond of or described as migration; roving or getting rid of from spot to place; unsettled: as, the pastoral tribes of uncivilized men are generally migratory; to lead a migratory life.
    • Pertaining or regarding migration or even a propensity to migrate.

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