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singleton

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noun sin·gle·ton \ˈsiŋ-gəl-tən\

Definition of singleton

  1. 1 :  a card that is the only one of its suit originally dealt to a player

  2. 2a :  an individual member or thing distinct from others grouped with itb :  an offspring born singly <singletons are more common than twins>



Origin and Etymology of singleton

French, from English single


First Known Use: 1876


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singleton

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noun sin·gle·ton \ˈsiŋ-gəl-tən\

Medical Definition of singleton

  1. :  an offspring born singly




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