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noun 
  1. A body with very small size; a fragment.
  2. (physics) An elementary particle or subatomic particle.
  3. (linguistics) A word that has a particular grammatical function but does not obviously belong to any particular part of speech, such as the word to in English infinitives.
Etymology: From particula "small part, particle", diminutive of pars "part, piece".


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