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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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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“Compony.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/compony. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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