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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Canary \Ca*na"ry\, a. [F. Canarie, L. Canaria insula one of the Canary islands, said to be so called from its large dogs, fr. canis dog.] 1. Of or pertaining to the Canary Islands; as, canary wine; canary birds. [1913 Webster] 2. Of a pale yellowish color; as, Canary stone. [1913 Webster] Canary grass, a grass of the genus Phalaris (Phalaris Canariensis), producing the seed used as food for canary birds. Canary stone (Min.), a yellow species of carnelian, named from its resemblance in color to the plumage of the canary bird. Canary wood, the beautiful wood of the trees Persea Indica and Persea Canariensis, natives of Madeira and the Canary Islands. Canary vine. See Canary bird flower, under Canary bird. [1913 Webster]