[per-i-grin, -green, -grahyn]
foreign; alien; coming from abroad.
wandering, traveling, or migrating.

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin peregrīnus foreign, derivative of peregrē abroad, literally, through (i.e., beyond the borders of) the field, equivalent to per- per- + -egr-, combining form of ager field + adv. suffix; see -ine1

peregrinity [per-i-grin-i-tee] , noun Unabridged
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peregrine (ˈpɛrɪɡrɪn)
1.  coming from abroad
2.  travelling or migratory; wandering
[C14: from Latin peregrīnus foreign, from pereger being abroad, from per through + ager land (that is, beyond one's own land)]

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Word Origin & History

"type of falcon," 1555, short for peregrine falcon (late 14c.), from O.Fr. faulcon pelerin (c.1263), from M.L. falco peregrinus (see peregrination). Sense may have been a bird "caught in transit," as opposed to one taken from the nest.
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Example sentences
For its size, it is the fastest flight of any bird, faster even than the
  legendary peregrine falcon.
For centuries, peregrine falcons hunted the skies of the world, displaying
  their impressive in-flight hunting tactics.
Raptors such as peregrine falcons as well as bald and golden eagles make their
  nests in the area.
Endangered species such as loggerhead sea turtles, piping plovers and peregrine
  falcons find sanctuary here.
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