|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|1.||Emil Hermann (ˈeːmiːl ˈhɛrman). 1852--1919, German chemist, noted particularly for his work on synthetic sugars and the purine group: Nobel prize for chemistry 1902|
|2.||Ernst Otto. 1918--94, German chemist: shared the Nobel prize for chemistry in 1973 with Geoffrey Wilkinson for his work on inorganic complexes|
|3.||Hans (hans). 1881--1945, German chemist, noted particularly for his work on chlorophyll, haemin, and the porphyrins: Nobel prize for chemistry 1930|
|4.||Robert James, known as Bobby. 1943--2008, US chess player; world champion 1972--75|
Fischer Fi·scher (fĭsh'ər), Hans. 1881-1945.
German chemist known for his research on the components of blood. He won a 1930 Nobel Prize for his work on the synthesis of hemin.