migrating, especially of people; migratory.
a person or animal that migrates.
Also called migrant worker. a person who moves from place to place to get work, especially a farm laborer who harvests crops seasonally.

1665–75; < Latin migrant- (stem of migrāns), present participle of migrāre. See migrate, -ant

nonmigrant, adjective, noun
unmigrant, adjective

emigrant, immigrant, migrant.
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migrant (ˈmaɪɡrənt)
1.  a person or animal that moves from one region, place, or country to another
2.  an itinerant agricultural worker who travels from one district to another
3.  chiefly (Austral)
 a.  an immigrant, esp a recent one
 b.  (as modifier): a migrant hostel
4.  moving from one region, place, or country to another; migratory
[C17: from Latin migrāre to change one's abode]

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Word Origin & History

1672, from L. migrantem (nom. migrans), prp. of migrare "to move from one place to another" (see migration). The noun meaning "person who migrates" is first recorded 1670.
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Example sentences
It isn't for nothing that creative writers have been called the migrant workers
  of the word harvest.
But big migrant flows are mostly between nearby countries.
Migration: medium- to long-distance trans-Gulf migrant.
We worked for a while as migrant farm laborers, and then three of us-three
  families-bought a farm.
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