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Frimaire

[free-mer] /friˈmɛr/
noun
1.
(in the French Revolutionary calendar) the third month of the year, extending from November 21 to December 20.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; < French, equivalent to frim(as) hoarfrost, derivative of Old French frim (< Germanic; compare Old English hrim rime2) + -aire -ary
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Frimaire

/frimɛr/
noun
1.
the frosty month: the third month of the French Revolutionary calendar, extending from Nov 22 to Dec 21
Word Origin
C19: from French, from frimas hoarfrost, from Old French frim, of Germanic origin; related to Old Norse hrīm rime1
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