Definition of hadron
: any of the subatomic particles (such as protons and neutrons) that are made up of quarks and are subject to the strong force
hadronicplay \ha-ˈdrä-nik\ adjective
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Hadrons are a class of subatomic particles that includes protons and neutrons.
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Origin and Etymology of hadron
International Scientific Vocabulary hadr- thick, heavy (from Greek hadros thick) + 2-on
First Known Use: 1962
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