wirehaired pointing griffon(redirected from French Wire-haired Pointing Griffon)
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wirehaired pointing griffon
A medium-sized hunting dog of a breed originating in the Netherlands, having a rough gray coat with brown markings.
1. any of several varieties of the Brussels griffon differing from each other in color or coat texture.
2. Also called wirehaired pointing griffon. one of a Dutch breed of medium-sized dogs having a coarse, wiry coat, usu. grayish with chestnut markings.
[1820–30; < French; akin to griffin]