The tenth month of the French Republican calendar (1793–1805), originally running from 19 June to 18 July.
- Out went the old months - January to December - and in came Vendémiaire, Brumaire, Frimaire, Nivôse, Pluviôse, Ventôse, Germinal, Floréal, Prairial, Messidor, Thermidor and Fructidor.
- I chose to represent Messidor, a summer month that comprised part of June and July.
French, from Latin messis 'harvest' + Greek dōron 'gift'.
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