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ἑλι?́κ-η , , (ἕλιξ)
A.winding: hence,
I. the constellation of the Great Bear, from its revolving round the pole, Arat.37, A.R.3.1195.
II. convolution of a spiral shell, Arist.HA524b12, PA680a22,al.; of the bowels, ib.682a15; of the ear, Id.GA781b15.
III. in Arcadia, crack willow, Salix fragilis, from its pliant nature, Thphr.HP3.13.7.
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    • Apollonius Rhodius, Argonautica, 3.1195
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