from Ancient Greek γυρός (gurós, “round, curved”) through Latin into Middle English to English
gyrate (third-person singular simple present gyrates, present participle gyrating, simple past and past participle gyrated)
- To revolve round a central point; to move spirally about an axis, as a tornado; to revolve.
gyrate (comparative more gyrate, superlative most gyrate)
- (biology) Having coils or convolutions
- first-person plural present active imperative of gȳrō