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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

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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.