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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: 
  • French: Grue
  • German: Kranich
  • Spanish: Grus
Etymology: Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From grusLatin, grÅs, a "crane" (bird), originally from Proto-Indo-European
  • gerÉ- ("to cry hoarsely").



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