Canary vine
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]


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  • canary vine — Canary bird Ca*na ry bird (Zo[ o]l.) 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • canary vine — noun Etymology: so called from the color of the flowers of Tropaeolum peregrinum 1. : canarybird flower 1 2. : climbing fumitory …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canary grass — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canary stone — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canary wood — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canary bird — Ca*na ry bird (Zo[ o]l.) 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Canary bird flower — Canary bird Ca*na ry bird (Zo[ o]l.) 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • canary finch — Canary bird Ca*na ry bird (Zo[ o]l.) 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • canary-bird-vine — karpytalapė nasturtė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Nasturtinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Tropaeolum peregrinum), paplitęs Peru. atitikmenys: lot. Tropaeolum peregrinum angl. canary bird flower; canary bird vine; canary creeper pranc.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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