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Passenger

passenger
1. A passer or passer-by; a wayfarer.
2. A traveler by some established conveyance, as a coach, steamboat, railroad train, etc.
(Science: zoology) Passenger falcon, the common wild pigeon of North America (Ectopistes migratorius), so called on account of its extensive migrations.
Origin: OE. & F. Passager. See Passage, and cf. Messenger.


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