Floréal

[ flaw-rey-al ]
/ flɔ reɪˈal /

noun

(in the French Revolutionary calendar) the eighth month of the year, extending from April 20 to May 19.

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Origin of Floréal

1795–1805; <French <Latin flōre(us) of flowers (flōr-, stem of flōs flower + -eus adj. suffix) + French -al-al1
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British Dictionary definitions for Floréal

Floréal
/ French (flɔreal) /

noun

the month of flowers: the eighth month of the French revolutionary calendar, extending from April 21 to May 20

Word Origin for Floréal

C19: ultimately from Latin flōreus of flowers, from flōs a flower
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