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(Historical Terms) the month of fruit: the twelfth month of the French Revolutionary calendar, extending from Aug 19 to Sept 22
[C18: from Latin frūctus fruit + Greek dōron gift]
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|Noun||1.||Fructidor - twelfth month of the Revolutionary calendar (August and September); the month of fruit|
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
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