Cloris

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

a male or female given name.
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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).

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