plebiscite (pleb-<<schwa>>-sIt orpleb-<<schwa>>-sit), n. 1. A binding or nonbinding referendum on a proposed law, constitutional amendment, or significant public issue. 2. Int’l law. A direct vote of a country’s electorate to decide a question of public importance, such as union with another country or a proposed change to the constitution. — plebiscitary
(pl<<schwa>>-bi-s<<schwa>>-ter-ee), adj.

[Blacks Law 8th]