peregrinate

[ per-i-gruh-neyt ]
/ ˈpɛr ɪ grəˌneɪt /

verb (used without object), per·e·gri·nat·ed, per·e·gri·nat·ing.

to travel or journey, especially to walk on foot.

verb (used with object), per·e·gri·nat·ed, per·e·gri·nat·ing.

to travel or walk over; traverse.

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Origin of peregrinate

1585–95; < Latin peregrīnātus, past participle of peregrīnārī to travel abroad. See peregrine, -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM peregrinate

per·e·gri·na·tor, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for peregrinate

peregrinate
/ (ˈpɛrɪɡrɪˌneɪt) /

verb

(intr) to travel or wander about from place to place; voyage
(tr) to travel through (a place)

adjective

an obsolete word for foreign

Derived forms of peregrinate

peregrinator, noun

Word Origin for peregrinate

C16: from Latin, from peregrīnārī to travel; see peregrine
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