Pronunciation: ( jī'rō), [key]
Pronunciation: ( jēr'ō, zhēr'ō; Gk. yē'rô), [key]
—n. Greek Cookery.
meat, usually lamb, roasted on a vertical spit, then thinly sliced, topped with onions, and usually served in a sandwich of pita bread.
a combining form meaning “ring,” “circle,” “spiral,” used in the formation of compound words: gyromagnetic; gyroscope. Also, esp. before a vowel,gyr-.
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