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[luh-lwahr; Spanish le-lwahr] /ləˈlwɑr; Spanish lɛˈlwɑr/
Luis Federico [lwees fe-th e-ree-kaw] /lwis ˌfɛ ðɛˈri kɔ/ (Show IPA), 1906–1987, Argentine biochemist, born in France: Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1970. Unabridged
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  • I have another friend who insists that she'd rather have Leloir.

    Swann's Way Marcel Proust
  • Best and Leloir were the most distinguished, together with MM.

    A History of Wood-Engraving George Edward Woodberry
Leloir in Medicine

Leloir Le·loir (lə-lwär', lě-), Luis Federico. Born 1906.

French-born Argentine biochemist. He won a 1970 Nobel Prize for the discovery of sugar nucleotides and their role in the biosynthesis of carbohydrates.

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