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1838, in the meaning defined above
borrowed from Latin dēfīniens, from present participle of dēfīnīre "to mark the limits of, determine, define"
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“Definiens.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/definiens. Accessed 15 December 2019.
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