atomy

noun
at·​o·​my | \ ˈa-tə-mē How to pronounce atomy (audio) \
plural atomies

Definition of atomy

: a tiny particle : atom, mite

First Known Use of atomy

1591, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for atomy

irregular from Latin atomi, plural of atomus atom

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“Atomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/atomy. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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