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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History and Etymology for compony

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

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