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explanate

[eks-pluh-neyt, eks-pley-neyt] /ˈɛks pləˌneɪt, ɛksˈpleɪ neɪt/
adjective, Botany, Zoology
1.
flattened; spread out.
Origin of explanate
1840-1850
1840-50; < Latin explānātus, past participle of explānāre to explain; see -ate1
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