|1.||(Her.) A fabulous two-legged, winged creature, like a cockatrice, but having the head of a dragon, and without spurs.|
The jargon of heraldry, its griffins, its mold warps, its wiverns, and its dragons.
|2.||(Zool.) The weever.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.