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1. Temporary; transient.
2. Fleeting; denoting certain inconstant symptoms.
[L. fugitivus, fleeing, fr. fugio, pp. fugitus, to flee]
fugitiveadjective Referring to something that exists briefly and/or disappears rapidly; transient, fleeting.
noun An escapee, as in a fugitive from justice.
fugitive(fū′jĭ-tĭv) [L. fugitivus]
1. Temporary, transient.
2. Wandering; pert. to inconstant symptoms.