Canary bird

Ca*na"ry bird`

(?). (Zol.) 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.
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Canary bird flower (Bot.), a climbing plant (Tropolum peregrinum) with canary-colored flowers of peculiar form; -- called also canary vine.
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