[ jahy-ron-ee, jahy-ruh-nee ]
/ dʒaɪˈrɒn i, ˈdʒaɪ rə ni /

adjective Heraldry.

divided into a number of gyrons, usually eight: gyronny of eight.

Origin of gyronny

1350–1400; gyron + -y3; replacing Middle English gerundi < Middle French gironne having gyrons Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for gyronny

  • I know of no other instance of the use of lines of partition in a gyronny field.

    A Complete Guide to Heraldry|Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
  • The arms of Campbell of Succoth are gyronny of eight engrailed, a most unusual circumstance.

    A Complete Guide to Heraldry|Arthur Charles Fox-Davies

British Dictionary definitions for gyronny

/ (dʒaɪˈrɒnɪ) /


a variant spelling of gironny
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