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hĕlĭcē , ēs, f., = ἑλίκη (a winding).
I. A kind of slender, flexible willow, Plin. 16, 37, 69, § 177.—
II. As nom. propr.: Hĕlĭcē .
A. The constellation of the Great Bear, Cic. Ac. 2, 20, 66; Ov. F. 3, 108; Val. Fl. 1, 17.— Transf., the North, Grat. Cyneg. 55; Sen. Herc. Oet. 1539.—
B. A maritime town of Achaia, swallowed up by the sea, Ov. M. 15, 293; Plin. 2, 92, 94, § 206; Sen. Q. N. 6, 23, 4.
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