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definiens

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noun, de·fin·i·ens \di-ˈfi-nē-ˌenz\

Definition of definiens

plural definientia play \di-ˌfi-nē-ˈen(t)-shē-ə\

  1. :  an expression that defines :  definition



Origin of definiens

Latin, present participle of definire


First Known Use: 1838

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