One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Characterized by presignification.
Late 16th century; earliest use found in John Harvey (bap. 1564, d. 1592), astrologer. From classical Latin praesignifīcāt-, past participial stem of praesignifīcāre presignify + -ive. Compare French présignificatif.
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