Definition of eaver in English:

eaver

(also aver, eever)

noun

dialect, rareBritish
  • Also "Devon eaver". Ryegrass, Lolium perenne.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Trevisa (c1342–?1402), translator. Probably either (i) from an unattested variant or alteration of Anglo-Norman yverai and Middle French ivraye darnel, ryegrass.

Pronunciation

eaver

/ˈiːvə/