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NOUN (2)

1. a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix;
[syn: Grus, Crane]

2. type genus of the Gruidae: typical cranes;
[syn: Grus, genus Grus]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Grus \Grus\ prop. n. [L. the crane.] (Astron.) A constellation in the southern celestial hemisphere between Indus and Piscis Austrinus. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Grus n 1: a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix [syn: Grus, Crane] 2: type genus of the Gruidae: typical cranes [syn: Grus, genus Grus]