definiendum

noun
de·fin·i·en·dum | \ di-ˌfi-nē-ˈen-dəm \
plural definienda\-də \

Definition of definiendum 

: an expression that is being defined

First Known Use of definiendum

1871, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for definiendum

borrowed from Latin dēfīniendum "something to be defined," from neuter gerundive of dēfīnīre "to mark the limits of, determine, define"

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