Definition of Baeyer, Adolf von in English:

Baeyer, Adolf von

proper noun

  • (1835–1917), German organic chemist; full name Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von Baeyer. He prepared the first barbiturates and investigated dyes, synthesizing indigo and determining its structural formula. Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1905).

Pronunciation

Baeyer, Adolf von

/ˈbaɪɐ//ˈbʌɪə/