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Definition of Grus cinerea

Grus cinerea
Coolung Coo"lung, n. [From the native name.] (Zo["o]l.) The great gray crane of India (Grus cinerea). [Also written coolen and cullum.]
Grus cinerea
Crane Crane (kr[=a]n), n. [AS. cran; akin to D. & LG. craan, G. kranich, krahn (this in sense 2), Gr. ge`ranos, L. grus, W. & Armor. garan, OSlav. zerav[i^], Lith. gerve, Icel. trani, Sw. trana, Dan. trane. [root]24. Cf. Geranium.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A wading bird of the genus Grus, and allied genera, of various species, having a long, straight bill, and long legs and neck. Note: The common European crane is Grus cinerea. The sand-hill crane (G. Mexicana) and the whooping crane (G. Americana) are large American species. The Balearic or crowned crane is Balearica pavonina. The name is sometimes erroneously applied to the herons and cormorants. 2. A machine for raising and lowering heavy weights, and, while holding them suspended, transporting them through a limited lateral distance. In one form it consists of a projecting arm or jib of timber or iron, a rotating post or base, and the necessary tackle, windlass, etc.; -- so called from a fancied similarity between its arm and the neck of a crane See Illust. of Derrick. 3. An iron arm with horizontal motion, attached to the side or back of a fireplace, for supporting kettles, etc., over a fire. 4. A siphon, or bent pipe, for drawing liquors out of a cask. 5. (Naut.) A forked post or projecting bracket to support spars, etc., -- generally used in pairs. See Crotch, 2. Crane fly (Zo["o]l.), a dipterous insect with long legs, of the genus Tipula. Derrick crane. See Derrick. Gigantic crane. (Zo["o]l.) See Adjutant, n., 3. Traveling crane, Traveler crane, Traversing crane (Mach.), a crane mounted on wheels; esp., an overhead crane consisting of a crab or other hoisting apparatus traveling on rails or beams fixed overhead, as in a machine shop or foundry. Water crane, a kind of hydrant with a long swinging spout, for filling locomotive tenders, water carts, etc., with water.

Meaning of Grus cinerea from wikipedia

- The water**** (Gallicrex cinerea) is a waterbird in the rail and crake family, Rallidae that is widely distributed across Southeast Asia. It is the only...
- Wikimedia Commons has media related to Porzana cinerea. BirdLife International (2016). "Amaurornis cinerea". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016:...
- White-naped crane, Grus vipio Hooded crane, Grus monacha Red-crowned crane, Grus ****onensis Siberian crane, Grus leucoger**** Sandhill crane, Grus canadensis...
- (Streptopelia decaocto) Siberian crane (Grus leucoger****) Demoiselle crane (Grus virgo) Black-necked crane (Grus nigricollis) Water rail (Rallus aquaticus)...
- pulla Grus ****onensis Grus leucoger**** – Remains in Appendix I under this name, but now classified as Leucoger**** leucoger**** Grus monacha Grus nigricollis...
- aureola) Christmas Island frigatebird (Fregata andrewsi) Siberian crane (Grus leucoger****) White-rumped vulture (Gyps bengalensis) Indian vulture (Gyps...
- Black-tailed prairie dog (Cynomys ludovici****) Bushy-tailed woodrat (Neotoma cinerea) Grizzly bear (Ursus arctos horribilis) Mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus)...
- crane, Grus leucoger**** – C W Sarus crane, Grus antigone – V r Demoiselle crane, Grus virgo – W Common crane, Grus grus – W Hooded crane, Grus monacha...
- spodocephala), the common moorhen (Gallinula chloropus), the white-naped crane (Grus vipio), the common gr****hopper warbler (Locustella naevia), the bluethroat...
- White-naped crane, Antigone vipio Common crane, Grus grus Hooded crane, Grus monacha Red-crowned crane, Grus ****onensis Order: Charadriiformes   Family: Recurvirostridae...