gam·​ma·​di·​on | \ gəˈmādēˌän, gaˈ-, -madē-, -ēən \
variants: or less commonly gammation \ -​matē-​ \
plural gammadia also gammatia\ -​ēə \

Definition of gammadion

: a cross formed of four capital gammas especially in the figure of a swastika or in that of a voided Greek cross

called also crux gammata, gammate cross

First Known Use of gammadion

1819, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gammadion

modification of Medieval Latin gammadium, irregular from Late Latin gamma

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“Gammadion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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