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Helios

[hee-lee-os] /ˈhi liˌɒs/
noun
1.
the ancient Greek god of the sun, represented as driving a chariot across the heavens; identified by the Romans with Sol.

helio

[hee-lee-oh] /ˈhi liˌoʊ/
noun, plural helios. Informal.
1.
a heliogram.
2.
a heliograph.
Origin of helio
by shortening
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Helios

/ˈhiːlɪˌɒs/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) the god of the sun, who drove his chariot daily across the sky Roman counterpart Sol
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