griffon

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

See griffin.

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Noun[edit]

griffon (plural griffons)

  1. Alternative form of griffin (legendary creature)
  2. A breed of dog usually called the Brussels Griffon, reminiscent of the legendary creature.
  3. griffon vulture

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

griffon m (plural griffons)

  1. (Jersey) scarifier

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Etymology[edit]

From grif, grip, from Latin grȳphus, gryps, from Ancient Greek γρύψ (grúps).

Noun[edit]

griffon m (oblique plural griffons, nominative singular griffons, nominative plural griffon)

  1. griffin (legendary creature)
  2. griffin (person of Greek, Middle Eastern or Asian descent)

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