Determinative tables
Determinative De*ter"mi*na*tive, a. [Cf. F. d['e]terminatif.] Having power to determine; limiting; shaping; directing; conclusive. [1913 Webster]

Incidents . . . determinative of their course. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

{Determinative tables} (Nat. Hist.), tables presenting the specific character of minerals, plants, etc., to assist in determining the species to which a specimen belongs. [1913 Webster]


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