cognoscitive

[ kog-nos-i-tiv ]
/ kɒgˈnɒs ɪ tɪv /

adjective

having the ability to know or discover: cognoscitive powers.

Origin of cognoscitive

1630–40; < Latin cognōsc(ere) to know, come to know + -itive

Related forms

cog·nos·ci·tive·ly, adverb
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