migration etymology

English word migration comes from Latin migrare, Latin -atio ((Vulgar Latin) Form of -tiō appended to nouns.)

Detailed word origin of migration

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
migrare Latin (lat)
-atio Latin (lat) (Vulgar Latin) Form of -tiō appended to nouns.
migratio Latin (lat) Migration. Move (change of dwelling).
migration English (eng) (biochemistry) The movement of cells in particular directions to specific locations.. (computing) Instance of changing a platform from an environment to another one.. An instance of moving to live in another place for a while.. Movement in general.. Seasonal moving for animals, as birds or fishes, to breed or find a new home.

Words with the same origin as migration

Descendants of -atio
abomination admiration liaison