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1) canary. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. caˇnarˇies1. A small finch (Serinus canaria) native to the Canary Islands that is greenish to yellow and has long been bred as a cage bird. 2....

2) canary. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...canary, (knar´e) (KEY) , common name for a familiar cage bird of the family Ploceidae (Old World finch family), descended from either the wild serin finch or from...

3) Canary Islands. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Canary Islands, Span. Islas Canarias, group of seven islands (1990 pop. 1,589,403), 2,808 sq mi (7,273 sq km), autonomous region of Spain, in the Atlantic Ocean off...

4) Grand Canary. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Grand Canary, see Canary Islands, Spain....

5) canary wood. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...canary wood, or canary whitewood, name applied to the timber of the tulip tree (see magnolia) in some parts of the United States, also to that of an Australian eucalyptus,...

6) Canary (A). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Slang for "a guinea" or "sovereign." Gold coin is so called because, like a canary, it is yellow. 1...

7) canary-bird flower. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...plant (Tropaeolum peregrinum) cultivated for its showy, spurred yellow flowers. Also called canary-bird vine....

8) canary grass. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...as food for caged birds, such as canaries. 2. Any of several related grasses, such as reed canary grass....

9) Grand Canary. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...One of the Canary Islands in the Atlantic Ocean east-southeast of Tenerife Island. It is the principal island of the group....

10) wild canary. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...wild canary, see finch; warbler....

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