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English → English (WordNet)
n : winged monster with an eagle-like head and body of a lion
English → English (gcide)
Griffin \Grif"fin\, n.
An Anglo-Indian name for a person just arrived from Europe.
Griffin \Grif"fin\, Griffon \Grif"fon\, n. [OE. griffin,
griffon, griffoun, F. griffon, fr. L. gryphus, equiv to
gryps, Gr. ?; -- so called because of the hooked beak, and
akin to grypo`s curved, hook-nosed.]
1. (Myth.) A fabulous monster, half lion and half eagle. It
is often represented in Grecian and Roman works of art.
2. (Her.) A representation of this creature as an heraldic
3. (Zo["o]l.) A species of large vulture (Gyps fulvus)
found in the mountainous parts of Southern Europe, North
Africa, and Asia Minor; -- called also gripe, and
grype. It is supposed to be the “eagle” of the Bible.
The bearded griffin is the lammergeir. [Written also
4. An English early apple.