heli-

1

variant of helio- before a vowel: helianthus.

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Definition for heli- (2 of 2)

heli-2

a combining form representing helicopter in compound words: helidrop; helilift; helitaxi.

Origin of heli-

2
by analysis of helicopter as heli- (an assumed combining form with -i-) + -copter;cf. copter
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British Dictionary definitions for heli-

heli-

combining form

helicopterheliport

Word Origin for heli-

C20: shortened from helicopter
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