immigrant


immigrant
/im"i greuhnt/, n.
1. a person who migrates to another country, usually for permanent residence.
2. an organism found in a new habitat.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to immigrants and immigration: a department for immigrant affairs.
4. immigrating.
[1780-90, Amer.; < L immigrant- (s. of immigrans), prp. of immigrare to move into. See IM-1, MIGRANT]

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