[ kuh m-poh-nee ]
/ kəmˈpoʊ ni /
composed of a single row of squares, metal and color alternating; gobony.
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Also com·po·né [kuh m-poh-nee; French kawn-paw-ney] /kəmˈpoʊ ni; French kɔ̃ pɔˈneɪ/.
Words nearby compony
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British Dictionary definitions for compony
/ (kəmˈpəʊnɪ) /
(usually postpositive) heraldry made up of alternating metal and colour, colour and fur, or fur and metal
Word Origin for compony
C16: from Old French componé, from copon piece, coupon
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