noun plural Etymology: Middle French vivres, plural of vivre food, from vivre to live, from Latin vivere Date: 1536 chiefly Scottish victuals, food

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  • vivers — vi vers (v[=e] v[ e]rz), n. pl. [F. vivres, pl. of vivre, orig., to live.] Provisions; victuals. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] I ll join you at three, if the vivers can tarry so long. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Vivers — Recorded in several spelling forms including Fevre, Febvre, Faivre, Veavers, Vevers, Veivers, and Vivers, this rare and interesting surname is of French origins, but found in its various spellings in almost all European countries. It is or rather …   Surnames reference

  • vivers — /vee veuhrz/, Chiefly Scot. victuals; foodstuffs. [1530 40; < MF vivres, pl. of vivre food, n. use of vivre to live < L vivere; cf. VIAND] * * * …   Universalium

  • vivers — [ vʌɪvəz] plural noun Scottish, chiefly literary provisions; food. Origin C16: from Fr. vivres, from vivre to live …   English new terms dictionary

  • vivers — vi·vers …   English syllables

  • vivers — Sc. food, victuals. Etymology: F vivres f. vivre live f. L vivere …   Useful english dictionary

  • CRESQUES DE VIVERS — (d. 1391), Spanish astrologer. Cresques, who apparently came from Vivers in southern France, was invited in 1384 by John, the heir apparent to the throne of Aragon, to serve him as astrologer. Cresques arrived in Aragon in 1386. When John became… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Vivès — 42° 31′ 46″ N 2° 45′ 52″ E / 42.5294444444, 2.76444444444 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Barberêche — Infobox Swiss town subject name = Barberêche municipality name = Barberêche municipality type = municipality imagepath coa = Barbereche coat of arms.svg|pixel coa= languages = French canton = Fribourg iso code region = CH FR district = See/Lac… …   Wikipedia

  • Barbereche — Barberêche Basisdaten Kanton: Freiburg Bezirk: See/Lac …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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