καλύπτρα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From κᾰλῠ́πτω (kalúptō, to cover).

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Noun[edit]

κᾰλῠ́πτρᾱ (kalúptrāf (genitive κᾰλῠ́πτρᾱς); first declension

  1. veil, headdress
    1. bride’s veil
  2. land given to queens as “veil-money(money given to Oriental queens for their small expenses. See also ζώνη (zṓnē))
  3. cover, lid
  4. seed capsule

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: calyptra
  • Greek: καλύπτρα (kalýptra)

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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

καλύπτρα (kalýptraf (plural καλύπτρες)

  1. veil, cover
  2. (botany) root cap

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