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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a widely distributed falcon formerly used in falconry;
[syn: peregrine, peregrine falcon, Falco peregrinus]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. migratory;
- Example: "a restless mobile society"
- Example: "the nomadic habits of the Bedouins"
- Example: "believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future"
- Example: "wandering tribes"
[syn: mobile, nomadic, peregrine, roving, wandering]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Peregrine \Per"e*grine\ (p[e^]"[-e]*gr[i^]n; 277), n. The peregrine falcon. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Peregrine \Per"e*grine\ (p[e^]r"[-e]*gr[i^]n; 277), a. [L. peregrinus. See Pilgrim.] Foreign; not native; extrinsic or from without; exotic. [Spelt also pelegrine.] "Peregrine and preternatural heat." --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Peregrine falcon (Zool.), a courageous and swift falcon (Falco peregrinus), remarkable for its wide distribution over all the continents. The adult plumage is dark bluish ash on the back, nearly black on the head and cheeks, white beneath, barred with black below the throat. Called also peregrine hawk, duck hawk, game hawk, and great-footed hawk. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

peregrine adj 1: migratory; "a restless mobile society"; "the nomadic habits of the Bedouins"; "believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future"; "wandering tribes" [syn: mobile, nomadic, peregrine, roving, wandering] n 1: a widely distributed falcon formerly used in falconry [syn: peregrine, peregrine falcon, Falco peregrinus]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

61 Moby Thesaurus words for "peregrine": Ahasuerus, Ancient Mariner, Argonaut, Flying Dutchman, Goliard, Odysseus, Oisin, Ossian, Ulysses, ambulant, ambulative, ambulatory, bird of passage, circuit-riding, drifter, expeditionary, floater, gad, gadabout, globe-girdling, globe-trotting, go-about, going, itinerant, itinerary, journeying, locomotive, mover, moving, mundivagant, on tour, passing, pedestrian, perambulating, perambulatory, peregrinative, peregrinator, peripatetic, pilgrimlike, progressing, rambler, roamer, rolling stone, rover, runabout, straggler, stroller, strolling, strolling player, touring, touristic, touristy, traveling, trekking, troubadour, visitant, walking, wanderer, wandering minstrel, wandering scholar, wayfaring