anyon

[ an-yon ]
/ ˈæn yɒn /

noun

an elementary particle or particle-like excitation having properties intermediate between those of bosons and fermions.

Nearby words

  1. anyang,
  2. anybody,
  3. anyhoo,
  4. anyhow,
  5. anymore,
  6. anyone,
  7. anyone's guess,
  8. anyplace,
  9. anyroad,
  10. anything

Origin of anyon

First recorded in 1983; any + -on1

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