Thermidor

Thermidor

[thur-mi-dawr; French ter-mee-dawr]
noun
1.
Also called Fervidor. (in the French Revolutionary calendar) the 11th month of the year, extending from July 19 to August 17.
2.
(sometimes lowercase) lobster Thermidor.

Origin:
1820–30; < French < Greek thérm(ē) heat + dôr(on) gift; cf. -i-

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Thermidor (tɛrmidɔr)
 
n
Also: Fervidor the month of heat: the eleventh month of the French revolutionary calendar, extending from July 20 to Aug 18
 
[C19: from French, from Greek thermē heat + dōron gift]

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