[jahy-ruh n, -ron]
noun Heraldry.
  1. a subordinary having the form of a triangle, usually equal to half a quarter of the escutcheon, with its apex at the fess point.

Origin of gyron

1565–75; < Middle French, Old French giron gusset < Old High German gēro; cognate with gore3 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  1. a variant spelling of giron
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