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harpy eagle

noun
1.
a large, powerful eagle, Harpia harpyja, of tropical America: an endangered species.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30
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  • However, the primary threat is the harpy eagle, which preys on small mammals below and birds up high in the canopy.
  • The park contains such rare species as the jaguar, harpy eagle, wild dog and tapir.
British Dictionary definitions for harpy eagle

harpy eagle

noun
1.
a very large tropical American eagle, Harpia harpyja, with a black-and-white plumage and a head crest
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