identificatory

adjective

iden·​ti·​fi·​ca·​to·​ry
īˈdentəfə̇kəˌtōrē,
ə̇ˈd-,
ˌīˌden‧ˈtif-
: concerned with or serving for identification
identificatory thinking
identificatory traits

Word History

Etymology

identification + -ory

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of identificatory was in 1887

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“Identificatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/identificatory. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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