What does helotism mean?

Definitions for helotismˈhɛl əˌtɪz əm, ˈhi lə-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word helotism.


  1. helotism(Noun)

    The permanent oppression of a nominally free group of people

  2. helotism(Noun)

    A form of symbiosis in which one species is forced to perform tasks for another, for their mutual benefit

Webster Dictionary

  1. Helotism(noun)

    the condition of the Helots or slaves in Sparta; slavery


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of helotism in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of helotism in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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