explanate

[ eks-pluh-neyt, eks-pley-neyt ]
/ ˈɛks pləˌneɪt, ɛksˈpleɪ neɪt /

adjective Botany, Zoology.

flattened; spread out.

Origin of explanate

1840–50; < Latin explānātus, past participle of explānāre to explain; see -ate1
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