helepole

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noun hel·e·pole \ˈhe-lə-ˌpōl\
variants: less commonly

helepolis

\hə-ˈle-pə-ləs\ play

Definition of helepole

plural

helepoles

\ˈhe-lə-ˌpōlz\ play also

helepolises

\hə-ˈle-pə-lə-səz\ play
  1. :  an ancient siege engine composed of a movable tower covering a battering ram

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Origin and Etymology of helepole

French & Latin; French hélépole, from Latin helepolis, from Greek helepolis, from helein to take + polis city — more at sell, police


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