[jahy-roh] /ˈdʒaɪ roʊ/

noun, plural giros.
noun (pl) -ros
a system of transferring money within the financial institutions of a country, such as banks and post offices, by which bills, etc may be paid by filling in a giro form authorizing the debit of a specified sum from one’s own account to the credit of the payee’s account
(Brit, informal) an unemployment or income support payment by giro cheque, posted fortnightly


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