- IPA: /ɡɹɪfɪn/
griffin (plural griffins)
- A mythical beast having the body of a lion and the wings and head of an eagle.
- A large vulture (Gyps fulvus) found in the mountainous parts of Southern Europe, North Africa, and Asia Minor, supposed to be the "eagle" of the Bible.
- An English variety of apple.
- (dated, India) A person who has just arrived from Europe.
- A cadet newly arrived in British India: half English, half Indian.
- A watchful guardian, especially a duenna in charge of a young woman.
- French: griffon
- German: Greif
- Italian: grifone, grifo (obsolete)
- Portuguese: grifo
- Russian: грифо́н
- Spanish: grifo
- IPA: /ˈɡɹɪfɪn/
- An Irish surname, an anglicization of Ó Gríobhtha or Ó Grifín
- A male given name derived from Griffinus, a latinized form of Griffith.
- (rare) A female given name.
- A city/county seat in Spalding County, Georgia.
- A suburb of Brisbane.
- A town in Indiana, ;.
- A community in Saskatchewan.
- An unincorporated community in Missouri.
- A former settlement in Illinois.