noun Classical Mythology.
Origin of griffin1
Related formsgrif·fin·esque, adjective
Examples from the Web for gryphon
His most recent book of fiction was Gryphon, a collection of stories published in 2011.
"Change lobsters, and retire in same order—" interrupted the Gryphon.Alice's Adventures Under Ground|Lewis Carroll
Mawson, imperturbable, bony-faced, was about as good company as a gryphon!Rich Man, Poor Man|Maximilian Foster
He looked at the Gryphon as if he thought it had some kind of authority over Alice.Alice's Adventures in Wonderland|Lewis Carroll