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Chardonnet

[shahr-dn-ey; French shar-daw-ne] /ˌʃɑr dnˈeɪ; French ʃar dɔˈnɛ/
noun
1.
Hilaire Bernigaud
[ee-ler ber-nee-goh] /iˈlɛr bɛr niˈgoʊ/ (Show IPA),
Comte de, 1839–1924, French chemist and inventor.
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Chardonnet

/French ʃardɔnɛ/
noun
1.
(Louis Marie) Hilaire Bernigaud (ilɛr bɛrniɡo), Comte de. 1839–1924, French chemist and industrialist who produced rayon, the first artificial fibre
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