Associations to the word «Migratory»

Wiktionary

MIGRATORY, adjective. (of birds) (etc) that migrate
MIGRATORY, adjective. Roving; wandering; nomadic.
MIGRATORY BIRD, noun. Synonym of bird of passage (which is a dated term).

Dictionary definition

MIGRATORY, adjective. Used of animals that move seasonally; "migratory birds".
MIGRATORY, adjective. Habitually moving from place to place especially in search of seasonal work; "appalled by the social conditions of migrant life"; "migratory workers".

Wise words

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