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helico-

1.
a combining form meaning “spiral”; used with this meaning and as a combining form of helix in the formation of compound words:
helicograph.
Also, especially before a vowel, helic-.
Origin
< Greek heliko-, combining form of hélix
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helico-

combining form
1.
spiral or helical: helicograph
Word Origin
from Latin, from Greek helix spiral
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