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A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Indus and Phoenix.
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n, Latin genitive Gruis (ˈɡruːɪs)
(Astronomy) a constellation in the S hemisphere lying near Phoenix and Piscis Austrinus and containing a first and a second magnitude star
[via New Latin from Latin: crane]
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|Noun||1.||Grus - a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix|
|2.||Grus - type genus of the Gruidae: typical cranes|
bird genus - a genus of birds
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