singleton

noun sin·gle·ton \ ˈsiŋ-gəl-tən \
Updated on: 27 Mar 2018

Definition of singleton

1 : a card that is the only one of its suit originally dealt to a player
2 a : an individual member or thing distinct from others grouped with it
b : an offspring born singly
  • singletons are more common than twins

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Origin and Etymology of singleton

French, from English single


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singleton

noun sin·gle·ton \ ˈsiŋ-gəl-tən \

medical Definition of singleton

: an offspring born singly

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