peregrinity

peregrine

[per-i-grin, -green, -grahyn]
adjective
1.
foreign; alien; coming from abroad.
2.
wandering, traveling, or migrating.

Origin:
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
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peregrine (ˈpɛrɪɡrɪn)
 
adj
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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peregrine
"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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