definiendum

definiendum

[dih-fin-ee-en-duhm]
noun, plural definienda [dih-fin-ee-en-duh] .
1.
something that is or is to be defined, especially the term at the head of a dictionary entry.
2.
Logic. an expression to be defined in terms of another expression previously defined.
Compare definiens.


Origin:
1870–75; < Latin dēfīniendum, neuter gerund of dēfīnīre; see define

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definiendum (dɪˌfɪnɪˈɛndəm)
 
n , pl -da
Compare definiens something to be defined, esp the term or phrase to be accounted for in a dictionary entry
 
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