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gyro (n.)

sandwich made from roasted lamb, 1971, originally the meat itself, as roasted on a rotating spit, from Modern Greek gyros "a circle" (see gyre (n.)). Mistaken in English for a plural and shorn of its -s.

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Definitions of gyro from WordNet

gyro (n.)
a Greek sandwich: sliced roast lamb with onion and tomato stuffed into pita bread;
gyro (n.)
rotating mechanism in the form of a universally mounted spinning wheel that offers resistance to turns in any direction;
Synonyms: gyroscope
From wordnet.princeton.edu