Meaning of meson

me•son

Pronunciation: (mē'zon, -son, mez'on, mes'-), [key]
— n.
  1. any hadron, or strongly interacting particle, other than a baryon. Mesons are bosons, having spins of 0, 1, 2, …, and, unlike baryons, do not obey a conservation law. Cf.
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