Brumaire

[ bry-mer ]
/ brüˈmɛr /
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noun

(in the French Revolutionary calendar) the second month of the year, extending from October 22 to November 20.

Origin of Brumaire

< French, equivalent to brume brume + -aire -ary

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Brumaire

/ French (brymɛr) /

noun

the month of mist: the second month of the French revolutionary calendar, extending from Oct 23 to Nov 21

Word Origin for Brumaire

C19: from brume mist, from Latin brūma winter; see brume

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