lone (electron) pair

Two paired electrons localized in the valence shell on a single atom. Lone pairs should be designated with two dots. The term 'nonbonding electron pair' is more appropriate, and is found in many modern text books.
PAC, 1994, 66, 1077. 'Glossary of terms used in physical organic chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)' on page 1137 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199466051077)