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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From καλύπτω (kalúptō, to cover, to conceal) +‎ -μα (-ma).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

κάλυμμᾰ (kálumman (genitive καλύμμᾰτος); third declension

  1. A head covering, a hood, a veil
  2. A fishing net shaped like a sack
  3. (anatomy) A skull (as the brain's covering)
  4. A grave
  5. (zoology) The covering of the gills of fish
  6. The covering of honeycomb
  7. The shell of fruits
  8. A shutter

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