referential


ref·er·en·tial

adjective \ˌre-fə-ˈren(t)-shəl\

Definition of REFERENTIAL

:  of, containing, or constituting a reference; especially :  pointing to or involving a referent <referential language> <referential meaning>
ref·er·en·tial·i·ty \-ˌren(t)-shē-ˈa-lə-tē\ noun
ref·er·en·tial·ly \-ˈren(t)-sh(ə-)lē\ adverb

First Known Use of REFERENTIAL

1660

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