n. 1 The permanent oppression of a nominally free group of people 2 (context zoology English) A form of mutualism in which one species is forced to perform tasks for another, for their mutual benefit
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Helotism \He"lot*ism\, n. The condition of the Helots or slaves in Sparta; slavery.
Usage examples of "helotism".
But helotism joins in the same person the slavery established by voluptuous nations and that of the most simple.