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giron

/ˈdʒaɪrɒn/
noun
1.
(heraldry) a charge consisting of the lower half of a diagonally divided quarter, usually in the top left corner of the shield
Word Origin
C16: from Old French giron a triangular piece of material, of Germanic origin; related to Old High German gēro triangular object; compare gore³
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