harpie

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin harpȳia, from Ancient Greek ἅρπυια (hárpuia), from ἁρπάζω (harpázō, I snatch, seize).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

harpie f (plural harpies)

  1. harpy (winged monster)
  2. (derogatory) a shrew, a harridan, a harpy
  3. harpy eagle, Harpia harpyja

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