ἕλιξ

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *welH- (to turn).

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NounEdit

ἕλῐξ (hélixf (genitive ἕλῐκος); third declension

  1. Anything twisted, winding, or spiral.
  2. The tendril of a vine.
  3. The outer ear
  4. (mathematics) A spiral line.

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