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Definition of Griffin

Griffin
Griffin Grif"fin, n. An Anglo-Indian name for a person just arrived from Europe. --H. Kingsley.
Griffin
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 charge. 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.] 4. An English early apple.

Meaning of Griffin from wikipedia

- The griffin, griffon, or gryphon (Gr****: γρύφων, grýphōn, or γρύπων, grýpōn, early form γρύψ, grýps; Latin: gryphus, meaning "curved", in the sense of...
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