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distinguishing adj : serving to distinguish or identify a species or group; "the distinguishing mark of the species is its plumage"; "distinctive tribal tattoos"; "we were asked to describe any identifying marks or distinguishing features" [syn: distinctive, identifying(a)]

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Verb

distinguishing
  1. present participle of distinguish

Adjective

  1. That serves to distinguish.

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that serves to distinguish

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