- any of a breed of medium-sized hunting dog, developed by a Dutch breeder in the 19th cent., with a square muzzle and a harsh, bristly coat: in full wirehaired pointing griffon
Origin of griffonFr, literally , a griffin
- A Brussels griffon.
- A wirehaired pointing griffon.
- Variant of griffin.
Origin of griffonFrench, from Old French; see griffin.
- Alternative form of griffin (legendary creature)
- A breed of dog usually called the Brussels Griffon, reminiscent of the legendary creature.