The ninth month of the French Republican calendar (1793–1805), originally running from May 20 to June 18.
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- Out went the old months - January to December - and in came Vendémiaire, Brumaire, Frimaire, Nivôse, Pluviôse, Ventôse, Germinal, Floréal, Prairial, Messidor, Thermidor and Fructidor.
French, from prairie 'meadow'.
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