Chloe

noun
\ ˈklō-ē How to pronounce Chloe (audio) \

Definition of Chloe

: a lover of Daphnis in a Greek pastoral romance

First Known Use of Chloe

1587, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Chloe

Latin, from Greek Chloē

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“Chloe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chloe. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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