individuum

noun in·di·vid·u·um \ˌindəˈvijəwəm\

Definition of individuum

plural

individua

\-wə\ or

individuums

  1. 1 :  an individual instance or an individual being as distinguished from a group of similar instances or beings

  2. 2 [Latin] :  an indivisible entity; specifically :  atom 1a

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Origin and Etymology of individuum

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


First Known Use: 15th century


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