a. & n.1.a. & n. from Wander, v.
Wandering albatross
(Zool.) the great white albatross. See Illust. of Albatross.
Wandering cell
(Physiol.) an animal cell which possesses the power of spontaneous movement, as one of the white corpuscles of the blood.
Wandering Jew
(Bot.) any one of several creeping species of Tradescantia, which have alternate, pointed leaves, and a soft, herbaceous stem which roots freely at the joints. They are commonly cultivated in hanging baskets, window boxes, etc.
Wandering kidney
(Med.) a morbid condition in which one kidney, or, rarely, both kidneys, can be moved in certain directions; - called also floating kidney, movable kidney.
Wandering liver
(Med.) a morbid condition of the liver, similar to wandering kidney.
Wandering mouse
(Zool.) the whitefooted, or deer, mouse. See Illust. of Mouse.
Wandering spider
(Zool.) any one of a tribe of spiders that wander about in search of their prey.
Noun1.wandering - travelling about without any clear destination; "she followed him in his wanderings and looked after him"
Synonyms: roving, vagabondage
Adj.1.wandering - (of groups of people) tending to travel and change settlements frequently; "a restless mobile society"; "the nomadic habits of the Bedouins"; "believed the profession of a peregrine typist would have a happy future"; "wandering tribes"
2.wandering - of a path e.g.; "meandering streams"; "rambling forest paths"; "the river followed its wandering course"; "a winding country road"
3.wandering - having no fixed course; "an erratic comet"; "his life followed a wandering course"; "a planetary vagabond"
Synonyms: erratic, planetary
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wandering albatross
Wandering cell
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Wandering liver
Wandering mouse
wandering nerve
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