gyro: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: ( jī'rō), [key]
— pl. -ros.
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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- a combining form meaning “ring,” “circle,” “spiral,” used in the formation of compound words: gyromagnetic; gyroscope.