baryon

noun bary·on \ ˈber-ē-ˌän , ˈba-rē- \

Definition of baryon

:any of a group of subatomic particles (such as nucleons) that are subject to the strong force and are composed of three quarks

baryonic

play \ˌber-ē-ˈä-nik, ˌba-rē-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of baryon

Greek barýs "heavy" + 2-on — more at grieve


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