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English → English (WordNet) Definition: griffon griffon n 1: breed of various very small compact wiry-coated dogs of Belgian origin having a short bearded muzzle [syn: Brussels griffon , Belgian griffon] 2: breed of medium-sized long-headed dogs with downy undercoat and harsh wiry outer coat; originated in Holland but largely developed in France [syn: wire-haired pointing griffon ] 3: large vulture of southern Europe and northern Africa having pale plumage with black wings [syn: griffon vulture, Gyps fulvus ]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Griffon Griffon \Grif"fon\ (gr[i^]f"f[o^]n), n. [F.] One of a European breed of rough-coated dogs, somewhat taller than the setter and of a grizzly liver color. They are used in hunting game birds. The Brussels griffon is a very small, wiry-coated, short-nosed pet dog of Belgian origin. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 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.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Myth.) A fabulous monster, half lion and half eagle. It is often represented in Grecian and Roman works of art. [1913 Webster] 2. (Her.) A representation of this creature as an heraldic charge. [1913 Webster] 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 gryphon.] [1913 Webster] 4. An English early apple. [1913 Webster]


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