Grignard

Grignard

[green-yahrd; Fr. gree-nyar]
Grignard, Victor, 1871-1935, French chemist. He shared the 1912 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Paul Sabatier for his work in organic synthesis based on his discovery (1900) of the Grignard reagent. He taught at the Univ. of Nancy (1909-19) and at the Univ. of Lyons (from 1919).
Grignard can be a French last name, or refers to an organic chemical reaction.

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