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[kloh-thoh] /ˈkloʊ θoʊ/
noun, Classical Mythology
the Fate who spins the thread of life.
Origin of Clotho
< Latin < Greek Klōthṓ literally, Spinner, equivalent to klṓth(ein) to spin + suffix used in feminine names Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for Clotho


(Greek myth) one of the three Fates, spinner of the thread of life
Word Origin
Latin, from Greek Klōtho, one who spins, from klōthein to spin
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Word Origin and History for Clotho

one of the three Fates, from Latin Clotho, from Greek Klotho, literally "the spinner," from klothein "to spin." The three Fates together sometimes were called Klothes "the spinners."

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