REPUBLICAN CALENDAR (II)

- Every day of the year had a different name. Days 5th, 15th and 25th were dedicated to animals. Days 10th, 20th and 30th, to work tools. And the others, to the Nature in general (plants and minerals). These are the days' names:

AUTUMN:

 
Vendémiaire
Brumaire
Frimaire
(22 September ~ 21 October)
(22 October ~ 20 November)
(21 November ~ 20 December)
1. Raisin (Grape) 1. Pomme (Apple) 1. Raiponce (Rampion)
2. Safran (Saffron) 2. Céleri (Celery) 2. Turneps (Turnip)
3. Châtaigne (Chestnut) 3. Poire (Pear) 3. Chicorée (Chicory)
4. Colchique (Crocus) 4. Betterave (Beet root) 4. Nèfle (Medlar)
5. Cheval (Horse) 5. Oie (Goose) 5. Cochon (Pig)
6. Balsamine (Impatiens) 6. Héliotrope (Heliotrope) 6. Mâche (Corn Salad)
7. Carotte (Carrot) 7. Figue (Common Fig) 7. Chou-fleur (Cauliflower)
8. Amarante (Amaranth) 8. Scorsonère (Black Salsify) 8. Miel (Honey)
9. Panais (Parsnip) 9. Alisier (Chequer Tree) 9. Genièvre (Juniper)
10. Cuve (Vat) 10. Charrue (Plough) 10. Pioche (Pickaxe)
11. Pomme de terre (Potato) 11. Salsifis (Salsify) 11. Cire (Wax)
12. Immortelle (Strawflower) 12. Macre (Water chestnut) 12. Raifort (Horseradish)
13. Potiron (Butter Squash) 13. Topinambour (Jerusalem Artichoke) 13. Cèdre (Cedar tree)
14. Réséda (Mignonette) 14. Endive (Endive) 14. Sapin (Fir tree)
15. Âne (Donkey) 15. Dindon (Turkey) 15. Chevreuil (Roe Deer)
16. Belle de nuit (The four o'clock flower) 16. Chervis (Skirret) 16. Ajonc (Gorse)
17. Citrouille (Pumpkin) 17. Cresson (Watercress) 17. Cyprès (Cypress Tree)
18. Sarrasin (Buckwheat) 18. Dentelaire (Leadworts) 18. Lierre (Ivy)
19. Tournesol (Sunflower) 19. Grenade (Pomegranate) 19. Sabine (Savin Juniper)
20. Pressoir (Wine-Press) 20. Herse (Harrow) 20. Hoyau (Grub-hoe)
21. Chanvre (Hemp) 21. Bacchante (Asarum baccharis) 21. Érable sucré (Sugar Maple)
22. Pêche (Peach) 22. Azerole (Azarole) 22. Bruyère (Heather)
23. Navet (Turnip) 23. Garance (Madder) 23. Roseau (Reed plant)
24. Amaryllis (Amaryllis) 24. Orange (Orange) 24. Oseille (Sorrel)
25. Bœuf (Ox) 25. Faisan (Pheasant) 25. Grillon (Cricket)
26. Aubergine (Eggplant) 26. Pistache (Pistachio) 26. Pignon (Pinenut)
27. Piment (Chili Pepper) 27. Macjonc (Tuberous pea) 27. Liège (Cork)
28. Tomate (Tomato) 28. Coing (Quince) 28. Truffe (Truffle)
29. Orge (Barley) 29. Cormier (Service tree) 29. Olive (Olive)
30. Tonneau (Barrel) 30. Rouleau (Roller) 30. Pelle (Shovel)

WINTER:

 
Nivôse Pluviôse Ventôse
(21 December ~ 19 January)
(20 January ~ 18 February)
(19 February ~ 20 March)
1. Tourbe (Peat) 1. Lauréole (Spurge-laurel) 1. Tussilage (Coltsfoot)
2. Houille (Coal) 2. Mousse (Moss) 2. Cornouiller (Dogwood)
3. Bitume (Bitumen) 3. Fragon (Butcher's Broom) 3. Violier (Matthiola)
4. Soufre (Sulphur) 4. Perce-neige (Snowdrop) 4. Troène (Privet)
5. Chien (Dog) 5. Taureau (Bull) 5. Bouc (Billygoat)
6. Lave (Lava) 6. Laurier-thym (Laurustinus) 6. Asaret (Wild Ginger)
7. Terre végétale (Topsoil) 7. Amadouvier (Tinder polypore) 7. Alaterne (Buckthorn)
8. Fumier (Manure) 8. Mézéréon (Daphne mezereum) 8. Violette (Violet (plant))
9. Salpêtre (Saltpeter) 9. Peuplier (Poplar Tree) 9. Marceau (Goat Willow)
10. Fléau (Flail) 10. Coignée (Axe) 10. Bêche (Spade)
11. Granit (Granite stone) 11. Ellébore (Hellebore) 11. Narcisse (Narcissus)
12. Argile (Clay) 12. Brocoli (Broccoli) 12. Orme (Elm Tree)
13. Ardoise (Slate) 13. Laurier (Laurel) 13. Fumeterre (Common fumitory)
14. Grès (Sandstone) 14. Avelinier (Filbert) 14. Vélar (Hedge Mustard)
15. Lapin (Rabbit) 15. Vache (Cow) 15. Chèvre (Goat)
16. Silex (Flint) 16. Buis (Box Tree) 16. Épinard (Spinach)
17. Marne (Marl) 17. Lichen (Lichen) 17. Doronic (Large-flowered Leopard's Bane)
18. Pierre à chaux (Limestone) 18. If (Yew tree) 18. Mouron (Pimpernel)
19. Marbre (Marble) 19. Pulmonaire (Lungwort) 19. Cerfeuil (Chervil)
20. Van (Winnowing basket) 20. Serpette (Billhook) 20. Cordeau (Twine)
21. Pierre à plâtre (Gypsum) 21. Thlaspi (Pennycress) 21. Mandragore (Mandrake)
22. Sel (Salt) 22. Thimelé (Rose Daphne) 22. Persil (Parsley)
23. Fer (Iron) 23. Chiendent (Couch Grass) 23. Cochléaria (Scurvy-grass)
24. Cuivre (Copper) 24. Trainasse (Common Knotgrass) 24. Pâquerette (Daisy)
25. Chat (Cat) 25. Lièvre (Hare) 25. Thon (Tuna)
26. Étain (Tin) 26. Guède (Woad) 26. Pissenlit (Dandelion)
27. Plomb (Lead) 27. Noisetier (Hazel) 27. Sylvie (Wood Anemone)
28. Zinc (Zinc) 28. Cyclamen (Cyclamen) 28. Capillaire (Maidenhair fern)
29. Mercure (Mercury (metal)) 29. Chélidoine (Celandine) 29. Frêne (Ash Tree)
30. Crible (Sieve) 30. Traîneau (Sleigh) 30. Plantoir (Dibber: a hand gardening tool)

SPRING:

 
Germinal Floréal Prairial
(21 March ~ 19 April)
(20 April ~ 19 May)
(20 May ~ 18 June)
1. Primevère (Primrose) 1. Rose (Rose) 1. Luzerne (Alfalfa)
2. Platane (Plane Tree) 2. Chêne (Oak Tree) 2. Hémérocalle (Daylily)
3. Asperge (Asparagus) 3. Fougère (Fern) 3. Trèfle (Clover)
4. Tulipe (Tulip) 4. Aubépine (Hawthorn) 4. Angélique (Angelica)
5. Poule (Hen) 5. Rossignol (Nightingale) 5. Canard (Duck)
6. Bette (Chard Plant) 6. Ancolie (Common Columbine) 6. Mélisse (Lemon Balm)
7. Bouleau (Birch Tree) 7. Muguet (Lily of the Valley) 7. Fromental (Oat grass)
8. Jonquille (Daffodil) 8. Champignon (Button mushroom) 8. Martagon (Martagon lily)
9. Aulne (Alder) 9. Hyacinthe (Hyacinth) 9. Serpolet (Wild Thyme )
10. Couvoir (Hatchery) 10. Râteau (Rake) 10. Faux (Scythe)
11. Pervenche (Periwinkle) 11. Rhubarbe (Rhubarb) 11. Fraise (Strawberry)
12. Charme (Hornbeam) 12. Sainfoin (Sainfoin) 12. Bétoine (Woundwort)
13. Morille (Morel) 13. Bâton-d'or (Wallflower) 13. Pois (Pea)
14. Hêtre (European Beech Tree) 14. Chamérops (Fan Palm tree) 14. Acacia (Acacia)
15. Abeille (Bee) 15. Ver à soie (Silkworm) 15. Caille (Quail)
16. Laitue (Lettuce) 16. Consoude (Comfrey) 16. Œillet (Carnation)
17. Mélèze (Larch) 17. Pimprenelle (Salad Burnet) 17. Sureau (Elderberry)
18. Ciguë (Hemlock) 18. Corbeille d'or (Basket of Gold) 18. Pavot (Poppy plant)
19. Radis (Radish) 19. Arroche (Orache) 19. Tilleul (Linden or Lime tree)
20. Ruche (Hive) 20. Sarcloir (Garden hoe) 20. Fourche (Pitchfork)
21. Gainier (Judas tree) 21. Statice (Thrift) 21. Barbeau (Common Barbel)
22. Romaine (Lettuce) 22. Fritillaire (Fritillary) 22. Camomille (Camomile)
23. Marronnier (Horse chestnut) 23. Bourrache (Borage) 23. Chèvrefeuille (Honeysuckle)
24. Roquette (Arugula or Rocket) 24. Valériane (Valerian) 24. Caille-lait (Bedstraw)
25. Pigeon (Pigeon) 25. Carpe (Carp) 25. Tanche (Tench)
26. Lilas (Lilac) 26. Fusain (Spindle (shrub)) 26. Jasmin (Jasmine Plant)
27. Anémone (Anemone) 27. Civette (Chive) 27. Verveine (Verbena)
28. Pensée (Pansy) 28. Buglosse (Bugloss) 28. Thym (Thyme Plant)
29. Myrtille (Blueberry) 29. Sénevé (Wild mustard) 29. Pivoine (Peony Plant)
30. Greffoir (Knife) 30. Houlette (Shepherd's crook) 30. Chariot (Hand Cart)

SUMMER:

 
Messidor Thermidor Fructidor
(19 June ~ 18 July)
(19 July ~ 17 August)
Fructidor (18 August ~ 16 September)
1. Seigle (Rye) 1. Épeautre (Spelt) 1. Prune (Plum)
2. Avoine (Oats) 2. Bouillon blanc (Common Mullein) 2. Millet (Millet)
3. Oignon (Onion) 3. Melon (Melon) 3. Lycoperdon (Puffball)
4. Véronique (Speedwell) 4. Ivraie (Ryegrass) 4. Escourgeon (Six-row Barley)
5. Mulet (Mule) 5. Bélier (Ram) 5. Saumon (Salmon)
6. Romarin (Rosemary) 6. Prêle (Horsetail) 6. Tubéreuse (Tuberose)
7. Concombre (Cucumber) 7. Armoise (Mugwort) 7. Sucrion (Winter Barley)
8. Échalote (Shallot) 8. Carthame (Safflower) 8. Apocyn (Apocynum)
9. Absinthe (Wormwood) 9. Mûre (Blackberry) 9. Réglisse (Liquorice)
10. Faucille (Sickle) 10. Arrosoir (Watering Can) 10. Échelle (Ladder)
11. Coriandre (Coriander) 11. Panic (Switchgrass) 11. Pastèque (Watermelon)
12. Artichaut (Artichoke) 12. Salicorne (Common Glasswort) 12. Fenouil (Fennel)
13. Girofle (Clove) 13. Abricot (Apricot) 13. Épine vinette (Barberry)
14. Lavande (Lavender) 14. Basilic (Basil) 14. Noix (Walnut)
15. Chamois (Chamois) 15. Brebis (Ewe) 15. Truite (Trout)
16. Tabac (Tobacco) 16. Guimauve (Marshmallow) 16. Citron (Lemon)
17. Groseille (Currant) 17. Lin (Flax) 17. Cardère (Teasel)
18. Gesse (Hairy Vetchling) 18. Amande (Almond) 18. Nerprun (Buckthorn)
19. Cerise (Cherry) 19. Gentiane (Gentian) 19. Tagette (Mexican Marigold)
20. Parc (Park) 20. Écluse (Lock) 20. Hotte[disambiguation needed] (Sack)
21. Menthe (Mint) 21. Carline (Carline thistle) 21. Églantine (Wild Rose)
22. Cumin (Cumin) 22. Câprier (Caper) 22. Noisette (Hazelnut)
23. Haricot (Bean) 23. Lentille (Lentil) 23. Houblon (Hops)
24. Orcanète (Alkanet) 24. Aunée (Inula) 24. Sorgho (Sorghum)
25. Pintade (Guinea fowl) 25. Loutre (Otter) 25. Écrevisse (Crayfish)
26. Sauge (Sage Plant) 26. Myrte (Myrtle) 26. Bigarade (Bitter Orange)
27. Ail (Garlic) 27. Colza (Rapeseed) 27. Verge d'or (Goldenrod)
28. Vesce (Tare) 28. Lupin (Lupin) 28. Maïs (Maize or Corn)
29. Blé (Wheat) 29. Coton (Cotton) 29. Marron (Sweet Chestnut)
30. Chalémie (Shawm) 30. Moulin (Mill) 30. Panier (Pack Basket)
 

 


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