Advertisement

Dictionary


Di•rec•toire



Pronunciation: (dē-rek-twar'), [key]
adj.
1. noting or pertaining to the style of French furnishings and decoration of the mid-1790s, characterized by an increasing use of Greco-Roman forms along with an introduction, toward the end, of Egyptian motifs: usually includes the Consulate period.
2. (of costume) in the style of the period of the French Directory.

n.
Fr. Hist.directory (def. 5).

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

direct objectdirector

Related Content


Advertisement

Play Hangman

Play Poptropica

Play Same Game

Try Our Math Flashcards