Definition of hippogriff
: a legendary animal having the foreparts of a griffin and the body of a horse
Origin of hippogriff
French hippogriffe, from Italian ippogrifo, from ippo- (from Greek hippos horse) + grifo griffin, from Latin gryphus
First Known Use: circa 1656
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