noun Chlo·ris \ˈklōrə̇s\

Definition of Chloris

  1. :  a genus of grasses with spikelets in two rows along one side of the rachis and with the spikes being arranged digitately — see finger grass

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Origin and Etymology of chloris

New Latin, from Latin, the goddess Flora, from Greek Chlōris, a feminine name

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