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Arpía

Animales fantásticos

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 5/24/2015
Word: Arpía
ar-PÍ-a
English: Harpy
Etymology: Cf. harpía, del lat. harpyia, y este del gr. ???p??a
Meaning: 1. f. Ave fabulosa, con rostro de mujer y cuerpo de ave de rapiña.
Topic:Animales fantásticos
Example:

Se encendió una luz amarillenta, iluminando la aparición de una vieja que se aferraba al palo de una escoba con garras de arpía -lo único que parecía vivo en ella.

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