Grignard reaction

noun
Gri·​gnard reaction | \ (ˈ)grēn¦yär(d)- \

Definition of Grignard reaction

: the reaction of a Grignard reagent with any of several types of compounds (as an aldehyde, ketone, or ester) to yield any of a variety of compounds (as an alcohol)

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History and Etymology for Grignard reaction

after Victor Grignard †1934 French chemist

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“Grignard reaction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Grignard%20reaction. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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