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Griffon   /grˈɪfən/   Listen
Griffon

noun
1.
Winged monster with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion.  Synonyms: griffin, gryphon.
2.
Breed of various very small compact wiry-coated dogs of Belgian origin having a short bearded muzzle.  Synonyms: Belgian griffon, Brussels griffon.
3.
Breed of medium-sized long-headed dogs with downy undercoat and harsh wiry outer coat; originated in Holland but largely developed in France.  Synonym: wire-haired pointing griffon.
4.
Large vulture of southern Europe and northern Africa having pale plumage with black wings.  Synonyms: griffon vulture, Gyps fulvus.



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Words linked to "Griffon" :   mythical creature, sporting dog, domestic dog, Old World vulture, dog, Canis familiaris, mythical monster, Gyps, genus Gyps, gun dog



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