foreign; alien; coming from abroad.
wandering, traveling, or migrating.
- per·e·grin·i·ty [per-i-grin-i-tee], /ˌpɛr ɪˈgrɪn ɪ ti/, noun
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How to use peregrine in a sentence
More than 6,000 captive-bred peregrine falcons were reintroduced between 1974 and 1997 in 34 states.
Maryland and Virginia now have over 50 pairs of “successfully breeding” peregrine falcons, according to wildlife experts.
For the first time in almost 70 years, a peregrine falcon chick has hatched and is learning to fly at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, part of a national comeback story for a species that had largely disappeared in the wild.
The research came out of a multiyear process of tagging and tracking individual peregrines, which make the month-long trips solo.A peregrine falcon’s power to migrate may lie in its DNA | Philip Kiefer | March 4, 2021 | Popular-Science
Some of those populations breed high in the Arctic tundra, and individual peregrines fly for thousands of miles and across multiple continents to nest on cliff banks along Arctic rivers.A peregrine falcon’s power to migrate may lie in its DNA | Philip Kiefer | March 4, 2021 | Popular-Science
Hero peregrine – Actress Cree Summer gave this name to her daughter, who joined sister Brave Littlewing.Kate Winslet’s Bear Rocknroll & Other Crazy Celebrity Baby Names of 2013 | Pamela Redmond Satran/Nameberry | December 23, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
About a year ago, peregrine Financial CEO Russell Wasendorf Sr. was found attempting to kill himself in his car.
The boy was sent to a private school of a high character, and Sir peregrine was sure that he had been so sent at his own advice.
And with these views he returned home—while peregrine Orme at Oxford was still addicted to the hunting of rats.
Sir peregrine himself at this time was an old man, having passed his seventieth year.
Young timber also throve well about the place, and in this respect Sir peregrine was a careful landlord.
After that such a man or woman might as well spare all speech as regards the hope of any effect on the mind of Sir peregrine Orme.
British Dictionary definitions for peregrine
coming from abroad
travelling or migratory; wandering
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