Definition of Fructidor

1. Noun. Twelfth month of the Revolutionary calendar (August and September); the month of fruit.

Group relationships: Revolutionary Calendar
Generic synonyms: Revolutionary Calendar Month



Definition of Fructidor

1. n. The twelfth month of the French republican calendar; -- commencing August 18, and ending September 16. See Vendémiaire.

Definition of Fructidor

1. Proper noun. (historical) The twelfth and final month of the w:French Republican Calendar French Republican Calendar, starting on August 18 or 19. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Fructidor

1. The twelfth month of the French republican calendar; commencing August 18, and ending September 16. See Vendemiaire. Origin: F, fr. L. Fructus fruit. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fructidor

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Literary usage of Fructidor

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1. The French Revolution by Louis Madelin (1916)
"The sittings of the 18th and 19th fructidor. Prescriptive decrees. The consequences of fructidor. " The sword is the law." AN appeal to the sword had become ..."

2. Memoirs of Napoleon, His Court and Family by Laure Junot Abrantès (1854)
"CHAPTER Tbe 18th of fructidor—Hoche—Probable manner of his death—Madame de Ke c, and Madame Tallien—Flags presented to the Directory by Junot— Madame ..."

3. The French Revolution: A Political History, 1789-1804 by François-Alphonse Aulard (1910)
"I. SINCE the coup d'ttat of the 18th of fructidor was determined, ... The law of the 19th of fructidor imposed the obligation of " taking the oath of hatred ..."

4. Philosophical Magazine (1805)
"... on the 29th of fructidor, Year 12; and read in the National Institute, ... the day of my departure was fixed for ihe 29th of fructidor. ..."

5. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1904)
"1797] Coup d'état of 18 fructidor from weariness or from a conviction that the ... At three o'clock in the morning of September 4 (18 fructidor, An v), ..."

6. Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne (1836)
"Bonaparte's joy at the result of the 18th fructidor— ... BONAPARTE was intoxicated with joy when he heard of the happy issue of the 18th fructidor. ..."

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