explicandum

[ek-spli-kan-duh m]

noun, plural ex·pli·can·da [ek-spli-kan-duh] /ˌɛk splɪˈkæn də/.

a term or statement that is to be explained, as in a philosophical discussion.

Nearby words

  1. explementary angle,
  2. expletive,
  3. expletively,
  4. expletory,
  5. explicable,
  6. explicans,
  7. explicate,
  8. explication,
  9. explication de texte,
  10. explicative

Origin of explicandum

1865–70; < Latin, neuter of gerund of explicāre to explicate

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