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gyron

[jahy-ruh n, -ron] /ˈdʒaɪ rən, -rɒn/
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
1565-1575
1565-75; < Middle French, Old French giron gusset < Old High German gēro; cognate with gore3
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British Dictionary definitions for gyron

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

gyron

/ˈdʒaɪrɒn/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of giron
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