gammadion

noun gam·ma·di·on \gəˈmādēˌän, gaˈ-, -madē-, -ēən\
variants: less commonly

gammation

\-matē-\

Definition of gammadion

plural

gammadia

also

gammatia

\-ēə\
  1. :  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

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Origin and Etymology of gammadion

modification of Medieval Latin gammadium, irregular from Late Latin gamma


First Known Use: 1819


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