harpy eagle
noun Date: 1830 a large powerful crested eagle (Harpia harpyja) of Central and South America that is black above and chiefly white below

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  • harpy eagle — n. a large, black and white, short winged tropical American eagle (Harpia harpyja) with a double crest and a powerful bill and claws …   English World dictionary

  • harpy eagle — noun A neotropical eagle, Harpia harpyja Syn: American harpy eagle …   Wiktionary

  • harpy eagle — harpijos statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Harpia angl. harpy eagle vok. Harpyie, f rus. гарпия, f pranc. harpie féroce, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – vanaginiai siauresnis terminas – harpija …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • harpy eagle — harpija statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Harpia harpyja angl. harpy eagle vok. Harpyie, f rus. южноамериканская гарпия, f pranc. harpie féroce, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – harpijos …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • harpy eagle — noun large black and white crested eagle of tropical America (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑harpy, ↑Harpia harpyja • Hypernyms: ↑eagle, ↑bird of Jove • Member Holonyms: ↑Harpia, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • harpy eagle — a large, powerful eagle, Harpia harpyja, of tropical America: an endangered species. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • harpy eagle — noun a very large crested eagle of tropical rainforests. [Harpia harpyja (S. America) and Harpyopsis novaeguineae (New Guinea).] …   English new terms dictionary

  • harpy eagle — /ˈhapi igəl/ (say hahpee eeguhl) noun a large, powerful, crested bird of prey, Harpia harpyia, of tropical America …   Australian English dictionary

  • harpy-eagle — …   Useful english dictionary

  • American Harpy Eagle — See also the New Guinea Harpy Eagle .Taxobox name = Harpy Eagle image width = 300px status = NT status system = iucn3.1 status ref =IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=9735|title=Harpia harpyja|downloaded=16 September 2007]… …   Wikipedia

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