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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.kə-LAN-thee
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Meaning & History

From the name of a type of orchid, ultimately meaning "beautiful flower", derived from Greek καλος (kalos) "beautiful" and ανθος (anthos) "flower".
VariantCalanthia

Categories

beauty, flora, flowers, nature, plants, word names
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute