Given Name CALANTHE

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: kə-LAN-thee  [details]

Meaning & History

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

Categories

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