transmigrant

transmigrant

[trans-mahy-gruhnt, tranz-]
noun
1.
a person or thing that transmigrates.
2.
a person passing through a country or place on the way to another place in which he or she intends to settle.
adjective
3.
passing from one place or state to another.

Origin:
1665–75; < Latin trānsmigrant- (stem of trānsmigrāns), present participle of trānsmigrāre to depart, migrate. See trans-, migrant

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transmigrant (trænzˈmaɪɡrənt, ˈtrænzmɪɡrənt)
 
n
1.  an emigrant on the way to the country of immigration
 
adj
2.  passing through from one place or stage to another

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