Definition of migratory adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈmaɪɡrətri//
, BrE//maɪˈɡreɪtəri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmaɪɡrətɔːri//
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connected with, or having the habit of, regular migration migratory flights/birdsExtra examples The bird had strayed far from its usual migratory route. The wetlands are home to migratory birds. The whales are migratory and can be seen heading north in late fall. They will soon start their spring migratory flight.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: migratory