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Grus

[gruhs, groos] /grʌs, grus/
noun, genitive Gruis
[groo-is] /ˈgru ɪs/ (Show IPA).
Astronomy
1.
the Crane, a southern constellation between Indus and Piscis Austrinus.
Origin
< Latin grūs crane; akin to Greek géranos
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Grus

/ɡrʊs/
noun (Latin genitive) Gruis (ˈɡruːɪs)
1.
a constellation in the S hemisphere lying near Phoenix and Piscis Austrinus and containing a first and a second magnitude star
Word Origin
via New Latin from Latin: crane
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