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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₃-. Related to χλοερός (khloerós, verdant) and χλόη (khlóē, the green of new growth).

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χλωρός (khlōrósm (feminine χλωρᾱ́, neuter χλωρόν); first/second declension

  1. The part of the spectrum from bright green to yellow: the color of new growth on plants or honey
  2. pale
  3. fresh, verdant, unripe
  4. youthful

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: chlorine
  • Latin: chlorus, Chlorus

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GreekEdit

AdjectiveEdit

χλωρός (chlorósm (feminine χλωρή, neuter χλωρό)

  1. (color) green (especially plant, grass, etc)
  2. fresh

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