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 for Harpyia vinuli
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Puss \Puss\ (p[.u]s), n. [Cf. D. poes, Ir. & Gael. pus.]
     1. A cat; -- a fondling appellation.
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     2. A hare; -- so called by sportsmen.
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     Puss in the corner, a game in which all the players but one
        occupy corners of a room, or certain goals in the open
        air, and exchange places, the one without a corner
        endeavoring to get a corner while it is vacant, leaving
        some other without one.
  
     Puss moth (Zool.), any one of several species of stout
        bombycid moths belonging to Cerura, Harpyia, and
        allied genera, esp. Harpyia vinuli, of Europe. The
        larv[ae] are humpbacked, and have two caudal appendages.
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