Brussels griffon

noun

Definition of Brussels griffon

: any of a breed of short-faced compact rough- or smooth-coated toy dogs of Belgian origin

called also griffon

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Brussels griffon

First Known Use of Brussels griffon

1897, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Brussels griffon was in 1897

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“Brussels griffon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Brussels%20griffon. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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