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Helmont

[ hel-mont; Flemish hel-mawnt ]
/ ˈhɛl mɒnt; Flemish ˈhɛl mɔnt /
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noun
Jan Bap·tis·ta van [yahn bahp tis-tah-vahn], /yɑn bɑp ˈtɪs tɑ vɑn/, 1579–1644, Flemish chemist and physician.
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Helmont
/ (Flemish ˈhɛlmɔnt) /

noun
Jean Baptiste van (ʒɑ̃ batist vɑn). 1577–1644, Flemish chemist and physician. He was the first to distinguish gases and claimed to have coined the word gas
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