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Thermidor

[thur-mi-dawr; French ter-mee-dawr] /ˈθɜr mɪˌdɔr; French tɛr miˈdɔr/
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
1820-1830
1820-30; < French < Greek thérm(ē) heat + dôr(on) gift; cf. -i-
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Thermidor

/tɛrmidɔr/
noun
1.
the month of heat: the eleventh month of the French revolutionary calendar, extending from July 20 to Aug 18 Also Fervidor
Word Origin
C19: from French, from Greek thermē heat + dōron gift
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