heli-

1 of 2

combining form (1)

variants or helio-
: sun
heliocentric

heli-

2 of 2

combining form (2)

: helicopter
heliport

Word History

Etymology

Combining form (1)

Latin, from Greek hēli-, hēlio-, from hēlios — more at solar

Combining form (2)

by shortening

Dictionary Entries Near heli-

Cite this Entry

“Heli-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heli-. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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