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  1. Grus, Cranenoun

    a small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Phoenix

  2. Grus, genus Grusnoun

    type genus of the Gruidae: typical cranes


  1. Grusnoun

    A constellation in the southern celestial hemisphere between Indus and Piscis Austrinus.


  1. Grusnoun

    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.

  2. Etymology: Named by Dutch explorers Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman between 1595 and 1597. From grus, originally from gerh₂-.


  1. grus

    Grus is a genus of large birds in the crane family. It includes species such as the common crane and the red-crowned crane. The term is also used in geological context to refer to a coarse-grained sediment, typically made up of angular, sand-sized fragments of larger rocks or minerals.


  1. Grus

    Grus is a constellation in the southern sky. Its name is Latin for the crane, a species of bird. It was introduced in the late 16th century.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. GRUS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Grus is ranked #136449 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Grus surname appeared 123 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Grus.

    92.6% or 114 total occurrences were White.
    6.5% or 8 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grus in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    weak or sickly person especially one morbidly concerned with his or her health
    A ostensive
    B valetudinarian
    C usurious
    D tenebrous

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