Grignard reagent

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Grignard reagent

(ˈɡriːnjɑː; French ɡriɲar)
n
(Chemistry) chem any of a class of organometallic reagents, having the general formula RMgX, where R is an organic group and X is a halogen atom: used in the synthesis of organic compounds
[C20: named after Victor Grignard (1871–1934), French chemist]
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