from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A swastika.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cross formed of four capital gammas, formerly used as a mysterious ornament on ecclesiastical vestments, etc. See fylfot.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An ornament on ecclesiastical vestments resembling the Greek capital gamma (Γ) in shape.


From Ancient Greek γαμμάδιον (gammádion), from γάμμα (gámma), after the resemblance of each of the symbol’s arms to the Greek letter gamma: Γ. (Wiktionary)



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