agri-, agrio-, ager

(Greek > Latin: fields; wild, savage; living in the fields, via ager, agri.)

1. A person who journeys; especially, a long distance, to some sacred place as an act of religious devotion: "Many pilgrims go to the Holy Land."
2. A traveler or wanderer; especially, in a foreign place.
3. An original settler in a region.
4. One of the band of Puritans who founded the colony of Plymouth, Massachusetts, in 1620.
5. Etymology: from Old French peligrin, pelerin, from Latin peregrinus, "foreigner, from foreign parts"; from per- "beyond" + agre, Old Latin ablative case of ager, "field" and peregri, "abroad, from abroad"; locative case of ager, "field, country, foreigner, stranger".
1. Usually a journey to a holy place, undertaken for religious reasons.
2. A long journey or search; especially, one of some exalted purpose or moral significance.
3. A journey to a place with special significance: "Thousands of fans make a pilgrimage to Elvis Presley's last home every year."
A reference to what is proper to a pilgrim or pilgrims.
Descriptive of what is proper for a pilgrim or pilgrims: "They started out with the intention of making a pilgrimatical tour."
A pilgrim state or domain.
Someone who "pilgrims" or who goes on a pilgrimage; a pilgrim.
A female pilgrim.
In a pilgrim condition or a pilgrim practice.
pilgrimize, pilgrimizing
1. To wander as a pilgrim.
2. To go on a pilgrimage.
3. To make into a pilgrim.
pre-agricultural (adjective); more pre-agricultural, most pre-agricultural
Referring to a time in the past when people did not have the systems of producing food products for others: In anthropology, the pre-agricultural period was the time before a society of people had developed the raising of crops as a means of subsistence to sell to stores.
Quercus agrifolia
A highly variable, often shrubby, evergreen oak on the coastal zone of western North America having small thick usually spiny-toothed dark-green leaves.

Cross references of word families related directly, or indirectly, to: "land, ground, fields, soil, dirt, mud, clay, earth (world)": agra-; agrest-; agro-; argill-; choro-; chthon-; epeiro-; geo-; glob-; lut-; myso-; pedo-; pel-; rhyp-; soil-; sord-; terr-.