|ēg sometimes -es|
: distinguishable, identifiable
the probability that two parts of the same tree might be designated or designable by the same termJ. T. Krumpelmann

Word History


Latin designare to mark out + English -able

First Known Use

1629, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of designable was in 1629

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“Designable.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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