Chloris

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Etymology[edit]

New Latin, from Ancient Greek [script?] (chloris, green, yellow-green)

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Chloris f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Poaceae — the windmill grasses.

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"As she talks, her lips breathe spring roses: I was Chloris, who am now called Flora." Ovid

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Χλωρίς (Khlōrís, literally Green Buds), from χλωρός (khlōrós, literally Greenish-Yellow, pale green).

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Chloris

  1. (Greek mythology) A nymph and the goddess of flowers and spring. She is a daughter of Oceanus and Tethys, the wife of Zephyrus, and mother of Karpos. Her Roman counterpart is Flora.
  2. (Greek mythology) One of the Niobids.
  3. (Greek mythology) The wife of Neleus.
  4. (Greek mythology) The mother of Mopsus.
  5. (astronomy) Short for 410 Chloris, a main-belt asteroid.

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