explanandum

noun ex·pla·nan·dum \ ˌekspləˈnandəm \

Definition of explanandum

plural explananda \-də\
: a word or an expression whose meaning is to be explained used chiefly in philosophy contrasted with explanans

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Origin and Etymology of explanandum

New Latin, from Latin, neuter of explanandus, gerundive of explanare to explain, make plain or clear


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