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2 entries found for avoirdupois.
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Main Entry: av·oir·du·pois
Pronunciation: secondarystressav-schward-schwa-primarystresspodotiz, primarystressav-schward-schwa-secondarystresspodotiz
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English avoir de pois "goods sold by weight," from early French, literally "goods of weight"
1 : AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT
2 : the fact or quality of being heavy : WEIGHT

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