Definition of Messidor in English:

Messidor

noun

  • The tenth month of the French Republican calendar (1793–1805), originally running from June 19 to July 18.

    • ‘Out went the old months - January to December - and in came Vendémiaire, Brumaire, Frimaire, Nivôse, Pluviôse, Ventôse, Germinal, Floréal, Prairial, Messidor, Thermidor and Fructidor.’
    • ‘I chose to represent Messidor, a summer month that comprised part of June and July.’

Origin

French, from Latin messis harvest + Greek dōron gift.

Pronunciation:

Messidor

/ˌmesiˈdôr/