heliast

noun

he·​li·​ast
ˈhēlēˌast
plural -s
: dicast
heliastic
¦hēlē¦astik
adjective

Word History

Etymology

Greek hēliastēs member of the Heliaea, from hēliazesthai to be a member of the Heliaea, from Hēliaia Heliaea, supreme court at Athens, public place in which the court was held

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“Heliast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heliast. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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