giro

noun
gi·​ro | \ ˈjir-(ˌ)ō How to pronounce giro (audio) , ˈzhir- How to pronounce giro (audio) ; ˈjē-(ˌ)rō, ˈzhē-, especially British ˈjī- How to pronounce giro (audio) \

Definition of giro

: a service of many European banks that permits authorized direct transfer of funds among account holders as well as conventional transfers by check

First Known Use of giro

1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for giro

German, circulation (of currency), from Italian, from Latin gyrus gyre

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Last Updated

23 Aug 2022

Cite this Entry

“Giro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/giro. Accessed 24 Sep. 2022.

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