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ἕλιξ ἑλίσσω

anything which assumes a spiral shape: armlet or ear-ring, Il.
2.a twist, whirl, convolution, ἕλικες στεροπῆς flashes of forked lightning, Aesch.
3.the tendril of the vine, Eur.: of ivy, id=Eur.
4.a curl or lock of hair, Anth.
5.the coil or spire of a serpent, Eur.

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