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verb (used with object), per·e·gri·nat·ed, per·e·gri·nat·ing.
  1. to travel or walk over; traverse.

Origin of peregrinate

1585–95; < Latin peregrīnātus, past participle of peregrīnārī to travel abroad. See peregrine, -ate1
Related formsper·e·gri·na·tor, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for peregrinate

repair, traverse, process, pass, junket, go, trip, voyage, proceed, jet, travel, cruise, tour, wander, jaunt, hop, fare, circuit, hie, fly

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British Dictionary definitions for peregrinate


  1. (intr) to travel or wander about from place to place; voyage
  2. (tr) to travel through (a place)
  1. an obsolete word for foreign
Derived Formsperegrinator, noun

Word Origin for peregrinate

C16: from Latin, from peregrīnārī to travel; see peregrine
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Word Origin and History for peregrinate

1590s, from Latin peregrinatus, past participle of peregrinari "to travel abroad, be alien," figuratively "to wander, roam, travel about," from peregrinus "foreign" (see peregrine).

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