• IPA: /ˈbæɹɪɒn/

baryon (plural baryons)

  1. (particle) A heavy subatomic particle created by the binding of quarks by gluons; a hadron containing three quarks. Baryons have half-odd integral spin and are thus fermions. This category includes the common proton and neutron of the atomic nucleus.
  • French: baryon
  • Italian: barione
  • Portuguese: barião (Portugal), bárion (Brazil)
  • Russian: барио́н
  • Spanish: barión

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