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[gruhs, groos]
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noun, genitive Gru·is [groo-is] /ˈgru ɪs/. Astronomy.
  1. the Crane, a southern constellation between Indus and Piscis Austrinus.

Origin of Grus

< Latin grūs crane; akin to Greek géranos
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Grus

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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