hippogriffe

English translation: hippogriff

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French term or phrase:hippogriffe
English translation:hippogriff

02:35 Jan 29, 2003
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
French term or phrase: hippogriffe
Ce terme vient de l'italien "ippogrifo". C'est un monstre fabuleux, mi-cheval, mi-griffon, des romans de chevalerie médiévaux.
Victor Hugo
hippogriff
Explanation:
That's it.

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Note added at 2003-01-29 02:41:24 (GMT)
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Quote: Ambrose Bierce, Hippogriff, n.: An animal (now extinct) which was half horse and half griffin.
Hippogriff. Description, A winged horse with the head and claws of an eagle. ... This strange animal is called a Hippogriff.\" (Legends of Charlemagne)

www.eaudrey.com/myth/hippogriff.htm
www.pantheon.org/articles/h/hippogriff.html
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hippogriff


Explanation:
That's it.

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Note added at 2003-01-29 02:41:24 (GMT)
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Quote: Ambrose Bierce, Hippogriff, n.: An animal (now extinct) which was half horse and half griffin.
Hippogriff. Description, A winged horse with the head and claws of an eagle. ... This strange animal is called a Hippogriff.\" (Legends of Charlemagne)

www.eaudrey.com/myth/hippogriff.htm
www.pantheon.org/articles/h/hippogriff.html

Buffalo
Local time: 01:48
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Merci infiniement!

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