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Aello (s) (noun) (no plural)
In Greek mythology one of the Harpies that carried human beings away.

She was the personification of the whirlwinds. In early accounts she was described as a winged beautiful maiden whose flight was swifter than that of a bird.

Later she was depicted with the body of a bird, claws of a lion, and the pale emaciated face of a woman.

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(Greek: stormy wind, whirlwind; from Greek mythology, Aëllo, a harpy; whose name literally means, "Stormswift")
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Greek: stormy wind, whirlwind; from Greek mythology, Aëllo, a harpy; whose name literally means, "Stormswift"; in this unit.