helotry

helotry

[hel-uh-tree, hee-luh-]
noun
1.
serfdom; slavery.
2.
helots collectively.

Origin:
1820–30; Helot + -ry

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helotry (ˈhɛlətrɪ, ˈhiː-)
 
n
1.  serfdom or slavery
2.  serfs or slaves as a class

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