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Meaning of griffe

griffe

Pronunciation: (grif), [key]
— n. Chiefly Louisiana.
  1. the offspring of a black and a mulatto.
  2. a person of mixed black and American Indian ancestry.
  3. a mulatto, esp. a woman.

griffe

Pronunciation: (grif), [key]
— n. Archit.
  1. an ornament at the base of a column, projecting from the torus toward a corner of the plinth. Also called
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