Definitions of distinguishing

  1. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. of Distinguish Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Constituting difference, or distinction from everything else; distinctive; peculiar; characteristic. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Constituting distinction or difference from other things. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5. a. constituting difference or distinction; peculiar; characteristic; distinctive. Cabinet Dictionary