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

/German ˈbaɪɐ//ˈbʌɪə/