What is another word for avoirdupois?

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[ ɐvwˈɑːdjuːpwˌɑː], [ ɐvwˈɑːdjuːpwˌɑː], [ ɐ_v_w_ˈɑː_d_j_uː_p_w_ˌɑː]

Related words: avoirdupois system, avoirdupois weight, avoirdupois weight conversion, avoirdupois pounds, avoirdupois ounces

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    The scientific term for the weight of an individual is "avoirdupois". It is derived from the French phrase "avoir de la poix", meaning "to have fat." The term was defined by French physician Pierre-Jean Robiquet in 1753. The avoirdupois weight is 28.35 kg (62.15 lb).

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