[ gruhs, groos ]
/ grʌs, grus /

noun, genitive Gru·is [groo-is] /ˈgru ɪs/. Astronomy.

the Crane, a southern constellation between Indus and Piscis Austrinus.

Origin of Grus

< Latin grūs crane; akin to Greek géranos Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for grus

/ (ɡrʊs) /

noun Latin genitive Gruis (ˈɡruːɪs)

a constellation in the S hemisphere lying near Phoenix and Piscis Austrinus and containing a first and a second magnitude star

Word Origin for Grus

via New Latin from Latin: crane
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