griffonne

noun
grif·​fonne | \ (ˈ)gri¦fän \
plural -s

Definition of griffonne

: a woman of three-quarter black and one-quarter white ancestry

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History and Etymology for griffonne

French, from griffe

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“Griffonne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/griffonne. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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