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Knossos fresco in throne palace.JPG
Restored griffin fresco in the "Throne Room", Pailace o Knossos, Crete, oreeginal frae Bronze Age
GroupinMeethological hybrids
Seemilar craitursHippogriff, simurgh, sphinx
MeethologieAuncient Egyptian, Persie, Renaissance
Ither name(s)griffon, gryphon

The griffin, griffon, or gryphon (Greek: γρύφων, grýphōn, or γρύπων, grýpōn, early form γρύψ, grýps; Laitin: gryphus) is a leegendar craitur wi the bouk, tail, an back legs o a lion; the heid an weengs o an eagle; an an eagle's talons as its front feet.