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griffe



Pronunciation: (grif), [key]
n. Chiefly Louisiana.
1. the offspring of a black and a mulatto.
2. a person of mixed black and American Indian ancestry.
3. a mulatto, esp. a woman.

griffe



Pronunciation: (grif), [key]
n. Archit.
an ornament at the base of a column, projecting from the torus toward a corner of the plinth. Also called spur.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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