explicans

[ ek-spli-kanz ]
/ ˈɛk splɪˌkænz /

noun, plural ex·pli·can·ti·a [ek-spli-kan-shee-uh] /ˌɛk splɪˈkæn ʃi ə/.

the meaning of a term or statement, as in a philosophical discussion.

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Origin of explicans

1880–85; < Latin, present participle of explicāre to explicate
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