Pronunciation: (in"yOO-en'dō), [key]
—pl. -dos, -does.
1. an indirect intimation about a person or thing, esp. of a disparaging or a derogatory nature.
a. a parenthetic explanation or specification in a pleading.
b. (in an action for slander or libel) the explanation and elucidation of the words alleged to be defamatory.
c. the word or expression thus explained.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.