Vendémiaire

Vendémiaire

[vahn-dey-myer]
noun
(in the French Revolutionary calendar) the first month of the year, extending from September 22 to October 21.

Origin:
< French, equivalent to vendémi- (< Latin vindēmia vintage) + -aire -ary

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Vendémiaire (vɑ̃demjɛr)
 
n
the month of the grape harvest: the first month of the French Revolutionary calendar, extending from Sept 23 to Oct 22
 
[C18: from French, from Latin vindēmia vintage, from vīnum wine + dēmere to take away]

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