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(Historical Terms) the month of harvest: the tenth month of the French revolutionary calendar, extending from June 20 to July 19
[C19: from French, from Latin messis harvest + Greek dōron gift]
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|Noun||1.||Messidor - tenth month of the Revolutionary calendar (June and July); the month of harvest|
Revolutionary calendar - the calendar adopted by the first French Republic in 1793 and abandoned in 1805; dates were calculated from Sept. 22, 1792
Revolutionary calendar month - a month in the Revolutionary calendar