sarus

noun
sa·​rus | \ ˈsärəs \
variants: or sarus crane
plural saruses or sarus cranes

Definition of sarus

: a crane (Grus antigone or Antigone antigone) of the Indian and Malay region

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History and Etymology for sarus

Hindi sāras, from Sanskrit sārasa, literally, of a lake, from saras lake, from sarati it runs, flows

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“Sarus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sarus. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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