the Italian name for Graubünden
[green-yahrd; French gree-nyar] /grinˈyɑrd; French griˈnyar/ noun 1. (François Auguste) Victor [frahn-swa oh-gyst veek-tawr] /frɑ̃ˈswa oʊˈgüst vikˈtɔr/ (Show IPA), 1871–1935, French organic chemist: Nobel Prize 1912.
noun, Chemistry. 1. the reaction of a Grignard reagent with any of the numerous types of compounds with which it can combine, as alcohols, acids, aldehydes, ketones, or esters: used chiefly in organic synthesis.
noun, Chemistry. 1. any of the group of reagents produced by the interaction of magnesium and an organic halide, usually in the presence of an ether, and having the general formula RMgX, where R is an organic group and X is a halogen: used in the Grignard reaction. /ˈɡriːnjɑː; French ɡriɲar/ noun 1. (chem) any […]
[gree-gree] /ˈgri gri/ noun, plural grigris. 1. an African charm, amulet, or fetish. /ˈɡriːɡriː/ noun (pl) -gris (-ɡriːz), -grees 1. an African talisman, amulet, or charm