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κα?́λυπτ-ρα , Ion. κα^λύπτ-ρη , ,
A.veil or head-dress, “ἀπὸ δὲ λιπαρὴν ἔρριψε καλύπτρηνIl.22.406, cf. Od.5.232, Parm.1.10, A.Pers.537 (anap.), Supp.122; “κ. πλοκάμωνArchil.18; esp. bride's veil, Euph.107.4: metaph., δνοφερὰ κ. the dark veil of night, A.Ch. 811 (lyr.).
2. land given to queens as veil-money (cf. “ζώνη1.3), Pl.Alc.1.123c, Aristid.Or.19(41).4.
II. cover, lid, “φαρετρέωνHdt. 4.64(pl.); “θυμιατηρίουIG22.1396.31 (iv B.C.).
2. seed-capsule, Gp.11.11.2.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (7):
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 1.3
    • Aeschylus, Libation Bearers, 811
    • Aeschylus, Persians, 537
    • Aeschylus, Suppliant Maidens, 122
    • Herodotus, Histories, 4.64
    • Homer, Iliad, 22.406
    • Homer, Odyssey, 5.232
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