bogon

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From bogus (fake, phony) + -on (suffix used to form names of elementary particles or fundamental units)

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bogon (plural bogons)

  1. (slang) The imaginary elementary particle of bogosity; the anti-particle to the cluon.
    • 1996, "John Novak", Re: TOR is Fucking with Us All (on newsgroup rec.arts.sf.written.robert-jordan)
      Chain book sellers are, by and large, bogon and bozon emitters like nothing you've ever seen.
  2. (Internet, slang) An invalid Internet Protocol packet, particularly one sent from an address that is not in use.

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bogon m (plural bogoni) or bogon m (plural boguni)

  1. slug
  2. snail

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