Migrant-worker



[mahy-gruh nt] /ˈmaɪ grənt/

adjective
1.
, especially of people; migratory.
noun
2.
a person or animal that .
3.
Also called migrant worker. a person who moves from place to place to get work, especially a farm laborer who harvests crops seasonally.
/ˈmaɪɡrənt/
noun
1.
a person or animal that moves from one region, place, or country to another
2.
an itinerant agricultural worker who travels from one district to another
3.
(mainly Austral)

adjective
4.
moving from one region, place, or country to another; migratory
adj.

1670s, from Latin migrantem (nominative migrans), present participle of migrare “to remove, depart, to move from one place to another” (see migration).
n.

“person who migrates,” 1760, from migrant (adj.).

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