Definition of Baeyer, Adolph von in English:

Baeyer, Adolph von

proper noun

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

Pronunciation

Baeyer, Adolph von

/ˈbʌɪə//German ˈbaɪɐ/