Definition of Floréal in English:

Floréal

noun

  • The eighth month of the French Republican calendar (1793–1805), originally running from April 20 to May 19.

    • ‘Having dealt with resurgent Jacobinism at home in the coup of Floréal, the French government was now keen to curb radical excesses elsewhere.’
    • ‘Out went the old months - January to December - and in came Vendémiaire, Brumaire, Frimaire, Nivôse, Pluviôse, Ventôse, Germinal, Floréal, Prairial, Messidor, Thermidor and Fructidor.’

Origin

French, from Latin floreus ‘flowery’, from flos, flor- ‘flower’.

Pronunciation

Floréal

/ˌflôrāˈäl/