Meaning of Directoire
Pronunciation: (dē-rek-twar'), [key]
- 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.
- (of costume) in the style of the period of the French Directory.
- directory (def. 5).