noun hel·ot \ˈhe-lət\

Definition of HELOT

capitalized :  a member of a class of serfs in ancient Sparta
:  serf, slave
hel·ot·ry \ˈhe-lə-trē\ noun

Origin of HELOT

Latin Helotes, plural, from Greek Heilōtes
First Known Use: 1579

Rhymes with HELOT


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