One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
That designates; of or relating to designation.
Late 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Goodwin (1600–1680), nonconformist minister. From post-classical Latin designatorius of or relating to a designator, of or relating to designation from designator + classical Latin -ius, suffix forming adjectives; compare -ory.
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