griffon: Meaning and Definition of
- a vulture of the genus Gyps, esp. G. fulvus, of southern Europe.
- any of several varieties of the Brussels griffon differing from each other in coloration or in the texture of the coat. Cf. Belgian griffon, Brabançon, Brussels griffon.
- Also calledone of a Dutch breed of medium-sized dogs having a coarse, steel-gray or grayish-white coat with chestnut markings, used for pointing and retrieving birds.
— n. Class. Myth.
- griffon (Thesaurus)