gyron

noun gy·ron \ˈjīrən, -ˌrän\
variants: or

giron

\ˈjīrən, -ˌrän\

Definition of gyron

plural

-s

  1. :  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 — more at gore


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