Synonyms

1. griffon

noun. ['ˈgrɪfən'] breed of medium-sized long-headed dogs with downy undercoat and harsh wiry outer coat; originated in Holland but largely developed in France.

Synonyms

  • sporting dog
  • gun dog

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Words that Rhyme with Griffon

  • stiffen
  • sniffen
  • griffen
  • kniffen
  • giffen

Example sentences of the word griffon


1. Noun, singular or mass
Trim your Brussels griffon's feet for a neat and tidy appearance.

2. Adjective
The highest-flying bird in the world, however, is Rüppel's griffon vulture (Gyps rueppellii).

2. griffon

noun. ['ˈgrɪfən'] winged monster with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion.

Synonyms

  • griffin
  • mythical creature
  • gryphon

3. griffon

noun. ['ˈgrɪfən'] large vulture of southern Europe and northern Africa having pale plumage with black wings.

Synonyms

  • genus Gyps
  • Old World vulture
  • griffon vulture
  • Gyps

4. griffon

noun. ['ˈgrɪfən'] breed of various very small compact wiry-coated dogs of Belgian origin having a short bearded muzzle.

Synonyms

  • Canis familiaris
  • domestic dog
  • Brabancon griffon
  • dog
  • Brussels griffon
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