explicandum

noun
ex·​pli·​can·​dum | \ ˌekspləˈkandəm \
plural explicanda\ -​də \

Definition of explicandum

: a word or an expression whose meaning is to be explicated used chiefly in philosophy contrasted with explicans

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History and Etymology for explicandum

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 16 Jun. 2021.

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