Definition of kaonic in US English:

kaonic

adjective

Particle Physics
  • Of or relating to a kaon or kaons; involving kaons; (of an atom) having a negatively-charged kaon orbiting the nucleus.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology. From kaon + -ic.

Pronunciation

kaonic

/keɪˈɒnɪk/