Nivôse

[nee-vohz]

Origin of Nivôse

1795–1805; < French < Latin nivōsus snowy, equivalent to niv- (stem of nix) snow + -ōsus -ose1
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Nivôse

noun
  1. the fourth month of the French revolutionary calendar, extending from Dec 22 to Jan 20

Word Origin for Nivôse

C18: via French from Latin nivōsus snowy, from nix snow
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