Definition of Kalyptra

1. a thin veil [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kalyptra

kalpis
kalpises
kalsilite
kalsilites
kalsomine
kalsomined
kalsomines
kalsomining
kalua
kalua pig
kalumpang
kalumpit
kalumpits
kaluresis
kaluretic
kalyptra (current term)
kalyptras
kam
kamaaina
kamaainas
kamaboko
kamabokos
kamacite
kamacites
kamado
kamados
kamagraphy
kamaishilite
kamaitachi
kamala

Literary usage of Kalyptra

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1. Paxton's Botanical Dictionary: Comprising the Names, History, and Culture of by Joseph Paxton (1868)
"Derived from kalyptra, a veil ; racemes with bracts. Linn. 10, Or. 1, Mat. ... Derived from kalyptra, a veil, and ion, a violet. Linn. 5, Or. 1, Nat. ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"This was the kalyptra, or veil. A cap merely intended to cover in the hair and hold it together was called ..."

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