gyron

noun
gy·​ron
variants: or giron \ ˈjīrən , -​ˌrän \
plural -s

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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History and Etymology for 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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“Gyron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gyron. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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