individuum

noun
in·​di·​vid·​u·​um | \ ˌindəˈvijəwəm \
plural individua\ -​wə \ or individuums

Definition of individuum

1 : an individual instance or an individual being as distinguished from a group of similar instances or beings
2 [Latin] : an indivisible entity specifically : atom sense 1a

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First Known Use of individuum

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for individuum

Late Latin, from Latin, indivisible entity, atom, from neuter of individuus indivisible

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“Individuum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/individuum. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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