- A small, bronze Judean coin from the 1st century BC. The lowest value coin ever in circulation. Considered by some to be the widow's mite.
lepton (plural leptons)
- An elementary particle with a spin of 1/2 (a fermion) which is immune to the strong nuclear force (including the electron, the muon, the neutrino and the tauon).
From Ancient Greek
lepton m (plural leptons)
- "lepton" in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).