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- n. An elementary particle, a lepton, having a mass almost twice that of a proton and a negative charge.
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- n. a lepton of very great mass
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This is badly broken in the charged lepton sector, so one can write explicitly what the Lagrangian is, and the neutrino Majorana matrix respects the muon-tauon interchange, whereas the charged matrix does not.
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