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Directoire

adjective Di·rec·toire \dē-(ˌ)rek-ˈtwä(r), -ˈrek-ˌ\

Definition of DIRECTOIRE

:  of, relating to, or imitative of the style of clothing, furniture, or decoration prevalent in France during the period of the Directory
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Origin of DIRECTOIRE

French, from Directoire, the group of five officials who governed France from 1795–99, from directeur director
First Known Use: 1864

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