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helio

[ hee-lee-oh ]
/ ˈhi liˌoʊ /
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noun, plural he·li·os.Informal.

a heliogram.
a heliograph.

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Origin of helio

By shortening

Definition for helio (2 of 2)

helio-

a combining form meaning “sun,” used in the formation of compound words: heliolatry.
Also especially before a vowel, heli-.

Origin of helio-

<Greek, combining form of hḗliossun
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British Dictionary definitions for helio

helio-

before a vowel heli-


combining form

indicating the sunheliocentric; heliolithic

Word Origin for helio-

from Greek, from hēlios sun
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