Definition of gyron
: a heraldic charge of triangular form having one side at the edge of the field and the opposite angle usually at the fess point
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Origin and Etymology of gyron
Middle French giron wedge-shaped piece of material, from Old French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German gēro wedge-shaped object
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