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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

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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