helot

noun
hel·ot | \ˈhe-lət \

Definition of helot 

1 capitalized : a member of a class of serfs in ancient Sparta

2 : serf, slave

Other Words from helot

helotry \ˈhe-lə-trē \ noun

First Known Use of helot

1579, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for helot

Latin Helotes, plural, from Greek Heilōtes

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