A species of large vulture (Gyps fulvus) found in the mountainous parts of Southern Europe, North Africa, and Asia Minor; -- called also gripe, and grype. It is supposed to be the "eagle" of the Bible. The bearded griffin is the lammergeir.
Griffon is a roller coaster, announced on August 23, 2006, under construction at Busch Gardens Europe. The coaster, a Bolliger & Mabillard diving machine, now reigns as tallest and fastest dive machine coaster surpassing its sister, Shei Kra, at Busch Gardens Africa. Griffon originally had two other names â€” "IronEagle" and "Volture" â€” before Busch Gardens decided on the name "Griffon".
One of a European breed of rough-coated dogs, somewhat taller than the setter and of a grizzly liver color. They are used in hunting game birds. The Brussels griffon is a very small, wiry-coated, short-nosed pet dog of Belgian origin.