Helios

noun
He·​li·​os | \ ˈhē-lē-əs How to pronounce Helios (audio) , -(ˌ)ōs \

Definition of Helios

: the god of the sun in Greek mythology — compare sol

First Known Use of Helios

1829, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Helios

Greek Hēlios

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“Helios.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Helios. Accessed 12 Apr. 2021.

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