peregrine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via Old French (Modern French pérégrin), from Latin peregrinus (foreign), from peregre (abroad), from per- + agri (field, farm) (from which English agri- (farming)).

Cognate to English pilgrim and Italian pellegrino (pilgrim).

Adjective[edit]

peregrine (comparative more peregrine, superlative most peregrine)

  1. Wandering, travelling, migratory.
    The gypsies are perpetually peregrine people.
  2. Not native to a region or country; foreign; alien.
  3. Extrinsic or from without; exotic.
    • Francis Bacon
      peregrine and preternatural heat

Noun[edit]

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peregrine (plural peregrines)

  1. The peregrine falcon.

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

peregrīne

  1. vocative singular of peregrīnus

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

peregrine

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of peregrinar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of peregrinar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of peregrinar.

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

peregrine

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of peregrinar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of peregrinar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of peregrinar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of peregrinar