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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Tending or having the power to evoke.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. that evokes (brings to mind) a memory, mood or image; redolent or reminiscent

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Calling forth; serving to evoke; developing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tending or fitted to evoke or call forth.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. serving to bring to mind

Etymologies

From Latin ēvocātīvus ("pertaining to summoning") (Wiktionary)

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