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[klawr-is, klohr-] /ˈklɔr ɪs, ˈkloʊr-/
a male or female given name. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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fem. proper name, from Chloris, Latin form of Greek Khloris, goddess of flowers (later identified with Roman Flora), literally "greenness, freshness," poetic fem. of khloros "greenish-yellow, fresh," related to khloe "young green shoot" (see Chloe).

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