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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

- Gorilla gorilla Grus americana Grus canadensis nesiotes Grus canadensis pulla Grus ****onensis Grus leucoger**** Grus monacha Grus nigricollis Grus vipio Guarouba...
- White-naped crane, Grus vipio Hooded crane, Grus monacha Red-crowned crane, Grus ****onensis Siberian crane, Grus leucoger**** Sandhill crane, Grus canadensis...
- pelican (Pelec**** crispus) Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) Manchurian crane (Grus ****onensis) Malaysian Forest Edge & Asia House Visayan warty pig (Sus cebifrons)...
- (Streptopelia decaocto) Siberian crane (Grus leucoger****) Demoiselle crane (Grus virgo) Black-necked crane (Grus nigricollis) Water rail (Rallus aquaticus)...
- White-naped crane, Antigone vipio Common crane, Grus grus (A) Hooded crane, Grus monacha Red-crowned crane, Grus ****onensis Order: Charadriiformes   Family:...
- species in Ramsar Convention. Of the world's total po****tion, more than 1% of Grus monacha and Larus saundersi, 18% of Tadorna tadorna, and 7% of Çalidris alpina...
- White-naped crane, Antigone vipio Common crane, Grus grus Hooded crane, Grus monacha Red-crowned crane, Grus ****onensis Order: Charadriiformes   Family: Recurvirostridae...
- flying bird on earth, also represented in the Gruiformes, is the sarus crane (Grus antigone) of Southern Asia and Australia, which can reach a height of 2 m...
- have elaborate and noisy courting displays or "dances". Common crane, Grus grus (A) Order: Charadriiformes   Family: Burhinidae The thick-knees are a...
- spodocephala), the common moorhen (Gallinula chloropus), the white-naped crane (Grus vipio), the common gr****hopper warbler (Locustella naevia), the bluethroat...
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