abmigration

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

ab- +‎ migration

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌæbˌmaɪˈɡɹeɪ.ʃən/, /ˈæbˌmaɪ.ɡɹeɪ.ʃən/

NounEdit

abmigration (plural abmigrations)

  1. (ornithology) A northward summer migration of birds without a corresponding southward migration the previous autumn.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1976 [1909], Philip Babcock Gove editor, Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language Unabridged, Springfield, MA: G. & C. Merriam Co., ISBN 0-87779-101-5, page 4:
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