In Greek mythology and Roman mythology, a harpy (plural harpies, Greek: ἅρπυια, harpyia, pronounced [hárpuja]; Latin: harpeia) was a female monster in the form of a bird with a human face.
noun: mermaid; plural noun: mermaids
- a fictitious or mythical half-human sea creature with the head and trunk of a woman and the tail of a fish, conventionally depicted as beautiful and with long flowing golden hair.
each of a number of women or winged creatures whose singing lured unwary sailors onto rocks.
noun: selkie; plural noun: selkies; noun: selky; noun: silkie; plural noun: silkies
- a mythical creature that resembles a seal in the water but assumes human form on land.
If you could meet one of these creatures which would you prefer one from the sky or the sea?
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