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 of helico-

< Greek heliko-, combining form of hélix
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British Dictionary definitions for helico-


before a vowel helic-

combining form

spiral or helicalhelicograph

Word Origin for helico-

from Latin, from Greek helix spiral
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