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- n. an alkyl or aryl magnesium halide, used in the Grignard reaction to form substituted alcohols; they are formed from alkyl or aryl halides and metallic magnesium
Named for François Auguste Victor Grignard, a Nobel Prize-winning French chemist. (Wiktionary)
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