antinucleon

noun
an·​ti·​nu·​cle·​on | \ ˌan-tē-ˈn(y)ü-klē-ˌän, ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce antinucleon (audio) \

Definition of antinucleon

: the antiparticle of a nucleon

First Known Use of antinucleon

1946, in the meaning defined above

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“Antinucleon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antinucleon. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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