Definition of Grus in English:

Grus

Syllabification: Grus
Pronunciation: /grəs, gro͞os
 
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Astronomy
  • 1A small southern constellation (the Crane), south of Piscis Austrinus.
  • 1.1 (as genitive Gruis /ˈgro͞ois/) Used with a preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in this constellation: the star Delta Gruis

Origin

Latin.

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