Definition of designatum in English:

designatum

noun

Philosophy
  • The object or class of objects designated by a particular sign or symbol.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Clarence Irving Lewis (1883–1964). From classical Latin dēsignātum, neuter of past participle of dēsignāre to mark out, indicate.

Pronunciation

designatum

/ˈdɛzɪɡneɪtəm/ /ˈdɛzɪɡnɑːtəm/