avérage


avérage
avérage 1.
(a-vé-ra-j') s. m.
Terme de commerce. La moyenne avérée, vraie, reconnue telle, et en général la moyenne. Sur trois ans l'avérage a été de....
   Avérer.
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avérage 2.
(entrée créée par le supplément)
(a-vé-ra-j') s. m.
Nom, dans le comté de Nice, du menu bétail.
   Pâturage d'été des avérages : pour terminer l'étude du pâturage d'été, il nous reste à parler du menu bétail [chèvres et moutons], connu, dans le comté de Nice, sous le nom d'avérages, L. GUIOT Mém. Soc. centr. d'agric. 1874, p. 261.
   Bas-lat. averagium, dérivé d'averia, animaux de ferme. L'anc. franç. aver ou aveir avait, entre autres, aussi ce sens (voy. avoir 2).

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