mi•grantPronunciation: (mī'grunt), [key]
migrating, esp. of people; migratory.
a person or animal that migrates.
2. Also called mi'grant work'er.
a person who moves from place to place to get work, esp. a farm laborer who harvests crops seasonally.
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