explicandum

noun

ex·​pli·​can·​dum
ˌekspləˈkandəm
plural explicanda
-də
: a word or an expression whose meaning is to be explicated
used chiefly in philosophy
contrasted with explicans

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Latin, neuter of explicandus, gerundive of explicare to explicate

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“Explicandum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/explicandum. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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