compony

adjective com·po·ny \ kəmˈpōnē \
variants: or less commonly componé or componée \kəmˈpōnē, -(ˌ)nā; ¦kämpə¦nā\

Definition of compony

1 :composed of two alternate tinctures in a single row used of a heraldic bearing
2 :divided into segments of alternate tinctures following the curve used of a heraldic bearing having curved lines

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Origin and Etymology of compony

Middle French componé, alteration (influenced by Latin componere to compose) of coponné, couponné, from copon, coupon piece


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