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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. any of several small Old World finches;
[syn: canary, canary bird]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Canary bird \Ca*na"ry bird`\ (Zool.) A small singing bird of the Finch family (Serinus Canarius), a native of the Canary Islands. It was brought to Europe in the 16th century, and made a household pet. It generally has a yellowish body with the wings and tail greenish, but in its wild state it is more frequently of gray or brown color. It is sometimes called canary finch. [1913 Webster] Canary bird flower (Bot.), a climbing plant (Trop[ae]olum peregrinum) with canary-colored flowers of peculiar form; -- called also canary vine. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

canary bird n 1: any of several small Old World finches [syn: canary, canary bird]