Fructidor

[ fryk-tee-dawr ]
/ frük tiˈdɔr /

noun

(in the French Revolutionary calendar) the twelfth month of the year, extending from August 18 to September 16.

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Origin of Fructidor

1785–95; <French <Latin frūcti-fructi- + Greek dôron gift
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British Dictionary definitions for Fructidor

Fructidor
/ French (fryktidɔr) /

noun

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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