Griffon meaning

grĭfən
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A Brussels griffon.
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A wirehaired pointing griffon.
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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.
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Alternative form of griffin (legendary creature)
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A breed of dog usually called the Brussels Griffon, reminiscent of the legendary creature.
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Origin of griffon

  • French from Old French griffin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • See griffin.

    From Wiktionary