the reaction of a Grignard reagent with any of the numerous types of compounds with which it can combine, as alcohols, acids, aldehydes, ketones, or esters: used chiefly in organic synthesis.
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Origin of Grignard reaction
First recorded in 1900–05; see V. Grignard
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