Pronunciation: (hel'u-tiz"um, hē'lu-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/helotism.html on line 77 [key]
1. the state or quality of being a helot; serfdom.
2. Ecol.the subordinate organisms in an unequal symbiotic relationship.
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