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Noun: peregrine  pe-ru-grin
  1. A widely distributed falcon formerly used in falconry
    - peregrine falcon, Falco peregrinus
Adjective: peregrine  pe-ru-grin
Usage: archaic
  1. Having no fixed home; changing location regularly as required for work or food
    "believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future";
    - mobile, nomadic, roving, wandering

Derived forms: peregrines

See also: unsettled

Type of: falcon

Part of: Falco, genus Falco

Encyclopedia: Peregrine, David