Definition of explanate in English:

explanate

adjective

Zoology Botany Entomology
  • Spread out in a broad, flattened form.

Origin

Early 19th century; earliest use found in Curtis's Botanical Magazine. From classical Latin explānātus, past participle of explānāre to flatten out.

Pronunciation

explanate

/ˈɛkspləneɪt//ɪksˈpleɪneɪt//ɛksˈpleɪneɪt/