Frenchharpie, Latinharpyia, from Ancient Greek Αρπυια (Arpuia) "to snatch, to seize". Compare rapacious.
Latin harpȳiasingular of Latin harpȳiaethe Harpiesfrom Greek harpūiai
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Harpy Sentence Examples
Harpy eagles and king vultures soar above the canopy, while scarlet macaws as well as blue and yellow macaws feast on clay licks.
The precise affinities of the harpy cannot be said to have been determined.
Harpy and Crested Eagles hunt here and we'll see colonies of leafcutter ants and myriad butterflies.
They were a key part of men's clothing and were usually made out of parrots, macaws and harpy eagles ' feathers.
On the so-called Harpy monument from Lycia, now in the British Museum, the Harpies appear carrying off some small figures, supposed to be the daughters of Pandareus, unless they are intended to represent departed souls.