Definition of Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent in English:

Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent

proper noun

  • (1743–94), French scientist, regarded as the father of modern chemistry. He caused a revolution in chemistry by his description of combustion as the combination of substances with air, or more specifically the gas oxygen.

Pronunciation

Lavoisier, Antoine Laurent

/lavwazje//laˈvwʌzɪeɪ/