Complete Definition of "Grus"

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Translingual

Etymology
From Latin grus|grūs, "crane".

Proper noun
wikipedia|Grus (bird)
Grus

  1. zoology: A zoological name at the rank of genus in the family Gruidae. The cranes belong to the genus Grus.

wikispecies

See also
Gruidae


English
wikipedia|Grus (constellation)

Etymology
Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From L. grus#Latin|grÅ«s, a "crane" (bird), originally from Proto-Indo-European *gerÉ- ("to cry hoarsely").

Proper noun
en-proper noun

  1. constellation A spring constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a crane. It contains the star Alnair and lies south of the constellation Piscis Austrinis.

Translations

Finnish: Kurki
French: Grue f
German: Kranich m
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Russian: ÐÑÑавлÑ
Spanish: Grus

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