[ klawr-is, klohr- ]
/ ˈklɔr ɪs, ˈkloʊr- /


a male or female given name. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for cloris


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).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper