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gyron

[ jahy-ruhn, -ron ]
/ ˈdʒaɪ rən, -rɒn /
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noun Heraldry.
a subordinary having the form of a triangle, usually equal to half a quarter of the escutcheon, with its apex at the fess point.
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Origin of gyron

1565–75; <Middle French, Old French giron gusset <Old High German gēro; cognate with gore3
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British Dictionary definitions for gyron

gyron
/ (ˈdʒaɪrɒn) /

noun
a variant spelling of giron
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