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ninth month of the Revolutionary calendar (May and June); the month of meadows
The ninth month of the French Republican Calendar, from May 20 or 21 to June 19 or 20.
Origin: From prairie (pasture)
the ninth month of the French Republican calendar, which dated from September 22, 1792. It began May, 20, and ended June 18. See Vendemiaire
Origin: [F., fr. prairie meadow.]
Prairial was the ninth month in the French Republican Calendar. This month was named after the French word prairie, which means meadow. It was the name given to several ships. Prairial was the third month of the spring quarter. It started May 20 or May 21. It ended June 18 or June 19. It follows the Floréal and precedes the Messidor.
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