migrant

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French migrant

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Noun[edit]

migrant (plural migrants)

  1. A migratory bird or other animal.
  2. Traveller or worker who moves from one region or country to another.
  3. (informal) An immigrant or refugee.
    • 2021 April 22, Aryn Baker, “Environmental Crises Are Forcing Millions Into Cities. Can Countries Turn Climate Migrants Into an Asset?”, in Time[1]:
      “But once you lose everything— your home, your school, your clinic, your road, your church—then it’s an impossible situation. You become an environmental migrant because you have to find those facilities in some other place.”
  4. Any of various pierid butterflies of the genus Catopsilia. Also called an emigrant.

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Adjective[edit]

migrant (comparative more migrant, superlative most migrant)

  1. Migratory.

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

migrant

  1. present participle of migrar

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Latin migrans.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /miˈɣrɑnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mi‧grant
  • Rhymes: -ɑnt

Noun[edit]

migrant m (plural migranten, diminutive migrantje n, feminine migrante)

  1. migrant

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

migrant m (plural migrants)

  1. Traveler or worker who moves from one region or country to another.

Adjective[edit]

migrant (feminine singular migrante, masculine plural migrants, feminine plural migrantes)

  1. migrant, migratory

Verb[edit]

migrant

  1. present participle of migrer

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

migrant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of migrō