- A fabulous winged monster, ravenous and filthy, having the face of a woman and the body of a vulture.
- The European moor buzzard or marsh harrier (Circus aeruginosus).
- One who is rapacious or ravenous; an extortioner.
- A shrewish woman.
- A large and powerful double-crested, short-winged American eagle (Thrasaetus harpyia).