Definition of Kekulé, Friedrich August in English:

Kekulé, Friedrich August

Line breaks: Fried|rich Au¦gust Kek¦ulé
Pronunciation: /ˈkɛkjʊleɪ
, ˈkeːkule/
( 1829–96), German chemist; full name Friedrich August Kekulé von Stradonitz. One of the founders of structural organic chemistry, he is best known for discovering the ring structure of benzene.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day oleaginous
Pronunciation: ˌəʊlɪˈadʒɪnəs
rich in, covered with, or producing oil; oily