phoenix

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Griffin

is a multi-pun with “cryptic” & “Phoenician”

Phoenician

means “finance” & “fraud”, derived from “exchangers of accounts”

Phoenix

puns with “double-neck”, “curved-beak”, “returned-life”

Prows with horse-heads on Phoenician ships

may be puns with the word “Phoenician”

Semitic word root √pn

stands for “curving”, “turning”, “changing”