variant spelling of griffin

: a mythical animal typically having the head, forepart, and wings of an eagle and the body, hind legs, and tail of a lion

Examples of gryphon in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Consider how Tarak tames an enormous gryphon, soaring the height of mountains, then both gorgeous creatures peer at us achieving 3D closeness (without 3D). Armond White, National Review, 20 Dec. 2023

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“Gryphon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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variant of griffin

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