pilgrim
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French pelerin, pilegrin, from Late Latin pelegrinus, alteration of Latin peregrinus foreigner, from peregrinus, adjective, foreign, from peregri abroad, from per through + agr-, ager land — more at for, acre Date: 13th century 1. one who journeys in foreign lands ; wayfarer 2. one who travels to a shrine or holy place as a devotee 3. capitalized one of the English colonists settling at Plymouth in 1620

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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(especially on a religious errand), , / , / ,


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