noun pl. lepta
- a small coin of ancient Greece
- a former monetary unit of modern Greece, equal to of a drachma
Origin: Gr < leptos, thin, small < lepein, to peel: see leper
Origin: lept(o)- + -on
- leptonic adjective
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Origin: lepto- + -on1.
- lep·tonˈic adjective
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