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Definition of Gryphon

Gryphon
Gryphon Gryph"on, n. (Zo["o]l.) The griffin vulture.
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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 Gryphon from wikipedia

- The griffin, griffon, or gryphon (Ancient Gr****: γρύψ, grū́ps; classical Latin: grȳps or grȳpus; Late and Medieval Latin: gryphes, grypho etc.; Old French:...
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- Ground Launched Cruise Missile, or GLCM, (officially designated BGM-109G Gryphon) was a ground-launched cruise missile developed by the United States Air...
- The Gryphon School is a Church of England secondary school with academy status for 11 to 18-year-olds in Sherborne, Dorset, England. The school has been...
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