Etymology
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migratory (adj.)

1753, "given to or characterized by migration, roving from place to place," from Latin migrat-, past-participle stem of migrare "to move from one place to another" (see migration) + -ory. As "pertaining to or related to migration," by 1757.

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Definitions of migratory

migratory (adj.)
used of animals that move seasonally;
migratory birds
migratory (adj.)
habitually moving from place to place especially in search of seasonal work;
migratory workers
Synonyms: migrant
From wordnet.princeton.edu