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-.