Definition of Liebig, Justus von in US English:

Liebig, Justus von

proper noun

  • Baron (1803–73), German chemist and teacher. With Friedrich Wöhler, he discovered the benzoyl radical and demonstrated that such radicals were groups of atoms that remained unchanged in many chemical reactions.

Pronunciation

Liebig, Justus von

/ˈlēbiɡ/