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helpmeet

[help-meet] /ˈhɛlpˌmit/
noun
1.
Origin
from the phrase an help meet for him i.e., a help suitable for him, in the Authorized Version of the Bible (1611)
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helpmeet

/ˈhɛlpˌmiːt/
noun
1.
a less common word for helpmate
Word Origin
C17: from the phrase an helpe meet (suitable) for him Genesis 2:18
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Word Origin and History for helpmeet
n.

as two words in the 1611 Bible, a noun-adjective phrase; hyphenated and mistaken as a modified noun by 1670s; see helpmate.

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