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Kekulé von Stradonitz

[key-koo-ley fuh n shtrah-doh-nits] /ˈkeɪ kuˌleɪ fən ˈʃtrɑ doʊ nɪts/
noun
1.
Friedrich August
[free-drikh ou-goo st] /ˈfri drɪx ˈaʊ gʊst/ (Show IPA),
1829–96, German chemist.
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Kekulé von Stradonitz

/German ˈkekule fɔn ˈʃtrɑdonɪts/
noun
1.
(Friedrich) August (ˈoɡyst). 1829–96, German chemist. His elucidation of the concepts of valence and single, double, and triple bonds enabled him to suggest the structure of many molecules, notably benzene (Kekulé structure)
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Kekulé von Stradonitz
  (kā'k-lā' fôn shträ'dō-nĭts)   
German chemist who was a founder of organic chemistry. His discovery of the structure of benzene, a basic unit of organic chemistry, was fundamental to understanding many other organic compounds.
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