Grus


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Grus

 (grŭs, gro͞os)
n.
A constellation in the Southern Hemisphere near Indus and Phoenix.

[Latin grūs, crane; see gerə- in Indo-European roots.]

Grus

(ɡrʊs)
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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Grus - a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix
2.Grus - type genus of the Gruidae: typical cranesGrus - type genus of the Gruidae: typical cranes
bird genus - a genus of birds
Grus americana, whooper, whooping crane - rare North American crane having black-and-white plumage and a trumpeting call
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