Word Summary
kalymma: a covering
Original Word: κάλυμμα
Transliteration: kalymma
Phonetic Spelling: (kal'-oo-mah)
Part of Speech: Noun, Neuter
Short Definition: a covering
Meaning: a covering
Strong's Concordance
a covering, veil

From kalupto; a cover, i.e. Veil -- vail.

see GREEK kalupto

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 2571: κάλυμμα

κάλυμμα, καλυμματος, τό (καλύπτω), a veil, a covering: 2 Corinthians 3:13 (Exodus 35:33); (κάλυμμα, or its equivalent, is suggested to the reader by the context in 1 Corinthians 11:4 κατά κεφαλῆς ἔχων; see ἔχω, I. 1 b.); metaphorically, 2 Corinthians 3:14-16, of that which prevents a thing from being understood. (Homer, Tragg., Aristophanes, others; the Sept..)