Helmont

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Helmont

(Flemish ˈhɛlmɔnt)
n
(Biography) Jean Baptiste van (ʒɑ̃ batist vɑn). 1577–1644, Flemish chemist and physician. He was the first to distinguish gases and claimed to have coined the word gas

Hel•mont

(ˈhɛl mɒnt; Flem. ˈhɛl mɔnt)
n.
Jan Baptista van (yɑn) 1579–1644, Flemish chemist and physician.