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English → English (gcide) Definition: Thrasaetus harpyia Harpy \Har"py\ (h[aum]r"p[y^]), n.; pl. Harpies (-p[i^]z). [F. harpie, L. harpyia, Gr. "a`rpyia, from the root of "arpa`zein to snatch, to seize. Cf. Rapacious.] 1. (Gr. Myth.) A fabulous winged monster, ravenous and filthy, having the face of a woman and the body of a vulture, with long claws, and the face pale with hunger. Some writers mention two, others three. [1913 Webster] Both table and provisions vanished quite. With sound of harpies' wings and talons heard. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. One who is rapacious or ravenous; an extortioner. [1913 Webster] The harpies about all pocket the pool. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 3. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The European moor buzzard or marsh harrier (Circus [ae]ruginosus ). (b) A large and powerful, double-crested, short-winged American eagle (Thrasa["e]tus harpyia). It ranges from Texas to Brazil. [1913 Webster] Harpy bat (Zo["o]l.) (a) An East Indian fruit bat of the genus Harpyia (esp. Harpyia cephalotes), having prominent, tubular nostrils. (b) A small, insectivorous Indian bat (Harpiocephalus harpia ). Harpy fly (Zo["o]l.), the house fly. [1913 Webster] Eagle \Ea"gle\, n. [OE. egle, F. aigle, fr. L. aquila; prob. named from its color, fr. aquilus dark-colored, brown; cf. Lith. aklas blind. Cf. Aquiline.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any large, rapacious bird of the Falcon family, esp. of the genera Aquila and Hali[ae]etus. The eagle is remarkable for strength, size, graceful figure, keenness of vision, and extraordinary flight. The most noted species are the golden eagle (Aquila chrysa["e]tus ); the imperial eagle of Europe (Aquila mogilnik or Aquila imperialis); the American bald eagle (Hali[ae]etus leucocephalus); the European sea eagle (Hali[ae]etus albicilla); and the great harpy eagle (Thrasaetus harpyia). The figure of the eagle, as the king of birds, is commonly used as an heraldic emblem, and also for standards and emblematic devices. See Bald eagle , Harpy, and Golden eagle. [1913 Webster] 2. A gold coin of the United States, of the value of ten dollars. [1913 Webster] 3. (Astron.) A northern constellation, containing Altair, a star of the first magnitude. See Aquila. [1913 Webster] 4. The figure of an eagle borne as an emblem on the standard of the ancient Romans, or so used upon the seal or standard of any people. [1913 Webster] Though the Roman eagle shadow thee. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] Note: Some modern nations, as the United States, and France under the Bonapartes, have adopted the eagle as their national emblem. Russia, Austria, and Prussia have for an emblem a double-headed eagle. [1913 Webster] Bald eagle. See Bald eagle. Bold eagle. See under Bold. Double eagle, a gold coin of the United States worth twenty dollars. Eagle hawk (Zo["o]l.), a large, crested, South American hawk of the genus Morphnus. Eagle owl (Zo["o]l.), any large owl of the genus Bubo, and allied genera; as the American great horned owl (Bubo Virginianus ), and the allied European species (B. maximus ). See Horned owl. Eagle ray (Zo["o]l.), any large species of ray of the genus Myliobatis (esp. M. aquila). Eagle vulture (Zo["o]l.), a large West African bid (Gypohierax Angolensis), intermediate, in several respects, between the eagles and vultures. [1913 Webster]

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