The concept of describing something in layman's terms has come into wide use in the English speaking world. To put something in layman’s terms is to describe a complex or technical issue using words and terms that the average individual (someone without professional training in the subject area) can understand, so that they may comprehend the issue to some degree. An explicitly gender neutral version of the word is layperson.
In computing science, a layperson environment includes easy to use desktop environment and programs.
Maryland Basketball: Freshman Jake Layman Resolute Entering New Year (Posted 2013-01-01 17:17:21) ; Fresh from Winter Break, Terps Freshman Determined to Bring Full Effort on Consistent Basis
Jan 01, 2013; Jake layman leaned back in a chair far too small for his 6-foot- 9 frame, wearing cozy moccasin slippers and flannel...