Definition of Ventose in English:

Ventose

(also Ventôse)

noun

  • The sixth month of the French Republican calendar (1793–1805), originally running from February 19 to March 20.

    • ‘The operation on my foot to remove the bullet and the resulting pain made it impossible for me to leave when my brigade moved off on 3rd Ventose.’
    • ‘So the 1 March is the 12 Ventôse and the 21 September is the Jour complémentaire.’

Origin

French Ventôse, from Latin ventosus windy from ventus wind.

Pronunciation:

Ventose

/vänˈtōz/