wirehaired pointing griffon(redirected from Korthals 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.
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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]
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