Fructidor

[fryk-tee-dawr]

Origin of Fructidor

1785–95; < French < Latin frūcti- fructi- + Greek dôron gift
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Fructidor

noun
  1. the month of fruit: the twelfth month of the French Revolutionary calendar, extending from Aug 19 to Sept 22

Word Origin for Fructidor

C18: from Latin frūctus fruit + Greek dōron gift
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