nonmigratory
nonmigratory onmigratory adj. 1. Not participating in migrations; -- used of animals that do not migrate. Opposite of {migratory}.

Syn: resident. [WordNet 1.5]

2. living in one area throughout the year; -- used of animals. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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