See also: grus, Gruß, and grús

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin grūs (crane)

Proper nounEdit

Grus f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Gruidae – the cranes.

Usage notesEdit

  • Several species are now included in genus Antigone. See species marked with * below.

HypernymsEdit

HyponymsEdit

ReferencesEdit


EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From Latin grūs (a crane (bird)), originally from Proto-Indo-European *gerh₂- (to cry hoarsely).

Proper nounEdit

Grus

  1. (astronomy) A spring constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble a crane. It contains the star Alnair and lies south of the constellation Piscis Austrinis.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit


SpanishEdit

 
Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Proper nounEdit

Grus ?

  1. (astronomy) Grus (spring constellation of the southern sky)