Pas"sen*ger (?), n. [OE. & F. passager. See Passage, and cf. Messenger.]
A passer or passer-by; a wayfarer.
A traveler by some established conveyance, as a coach, steamboat, railroad train, etc.
Passenger falcon Zool., a migratory hawk. Ainsworth. -- Passenger pigeon Zool., the common wild pigeon of North America (Ectopistes migratorius), so called on account of its extensive migrations.<-- now extinct! -->
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