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peregrine

[per-i-grin, -green, -grahyn] /ˈpɛr ɪ grɪn, -ˌgrin, -ˌgraɪn/
adjective
1.
foreign; alien; coming from abroad.
2.
wandering, traveling, or migrating.
noun
Origin
1350-1400
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
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peregrinity
[per-i-grin-i-tee] /ˌpɛr ɪˈgrɪn ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
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peregrine

/ˈpɛrɪɡrɪn/
adjective (archaic)
1.
coming from abroad
2.
travelling or migratory; wandering
Word Origin
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 and History for peregrinity
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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