Pelletier

(redirected from Pierre-Joseph Pelletier)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

Pelletier

(French pɛltje)
n
(Biography) Pierre Joseph (pjɛr ʒozɛf). 1788–1842, French chemist, who isolated quinine, chlorophyll, and other chemical substances
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Two who were particularly keen on research into plant chemistry were the French chemists Pierre-Joseph Pelletier (1788-1842) and Joseph-Bienaime Caventou (1795-1877).