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.
  2. (Internet) An invalid Internet Protocol packet, particularly one sent from an address that is not in use.

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Noun[edit]

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

  1. slug
  2. snail

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