Definition of Harpy eagle

1. Noun. Large black-and-white crested eagle of tropical America.

Exact synonyms: Harpia Harpyja, Harpy
Generic synonyms: Bird Of Jove, Eagle
Group relationships: Genus Harpia, Harpia



Definition of Harpy eagle

1. Noun. A neotropical eagle, Harpia harpyja ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Harpy Eagle

harpooning
harpoons
harpress
harps
harpsichon
harpsichons
harpsichord
harpsichordist
harpsichordists
harpsichordlike
harpsichords
harpulla
harpullia
harpy
harpy bat
harpy eagle (current term)
harpy eagles
harpyish
harpylike
harquebus
harquebuse
harquebuses
harquebusier
harquebusiers
harquebusses
harquebuze
harquebuzes
harr
harrage
harraged

Literary usage of Harpy eagle

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1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1878)
"THE HOME OF THE HARPY-EAGLE. BY FELIX L. OSWALD, MD NOT far from the old military road which unites the Mexican seaport of Tehuantepec with the cities of ..."

2. The Polar and Tropical Worlds: A Description of Man and Nature in the Polar by Georg Hartwig (1872)
"... them—The Turkey-Buzzard, or Carrion Vulture—The King of the Vultures—The Urubu—Capable of Domestication—The harpy eagle— The Sociable Vulture—The ..."

3. Brazil: Its History, People, Natural Productions, Etc by Religious Tract Society (Great Britain) (1860)
"... or Howling- monkeys—Spider-monkeys—Lemurs—Marmosets—harpy eagle—Caracara— Toucan Chatterers—Campanero—Umbrella bird—Colours of birds in Brazil— Victoria ..."

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