Chardonnet

[ shahr-dn-ey; French shar-daw-ne ]
/ ˌʃɑr dnˈeɪ; French ʃar dɔˈnɛ /

noun

Hi·laire Ber·ni·gaud [ee-ler ber-nee-goh] /iˈlɛr bɛr niˈgoʊ/, Comte de,1839–1924, French chemist and inventor.
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British Dictionary definitions for chardonnet

Chardonnet

/ (French ʃardɔnɛ) /

noun

(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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