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"helio" is from "helios" (sun) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.


In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.

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grammar is modifier

"helio-" is a type of prefix


A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "sun" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.

Examples of how the word is used

helio- illustration Heliostats have a potential of being the truly lowest cost solution to all the power one needs.
helio- illustration This website is dedicated to the preservation of the art of Heliography, or using mirrors for communications.