Helios

noun
He·​li·​os | \ˈhē-lē-əs, -(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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