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Definition of antilepton

: an antiparticle (such as a positron or an antineutrino) of a lepton

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First Known Use of antilepton

1959, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for antilepton

anti- entry 1 + lepton entry 3

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“Antilepton.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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