Definition of hippogriffin in English:

hippogriffin

noun

rare
  • A hippogriff.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Shelton (fl. 1598–1629), translator. From hippo- + griffin, originally after Spanish hipógrifo, itself after Italian ippogrifo.

Pronunciation

hippogriffin

/ˈhɪpə(ʊ)ˌɡrɪf(ɪ)n/