Definition of Floréal in English:

Floréal

Line breaks: Floréal
Pronunciation: /ˈflɔːrɪəl
 
, flɔʀeal/

noun

  • The eighth month of the French Republican calendar (1793–1805), originally running from 20 April to 19 May.
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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.
    • Having dealt with resurgent Jacobinism at home in the coup of Floréal, the French government was now keen to curb radical excesses elsewhere.

Origin

French, from Latin floreus 'flowery', from flos, flor- 'flower'.

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