[ UK /kənˈeəɹi/ ]
[ US /kəˈnɛɹi/ ]
[ US /kəˈnɛɹi/ ]
- a moderate yellow with a greenish tinge
- a female singer
- someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police
- any of several small Old World finches
- having the color of a canary; of a light to moderate yellow
How To Use canary In A Sentence
- He gently rattled the cage and whispered to the canary.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau  herborized with the bunch of chick-weed whereon he fed his Canary; The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles
- News of the fatal attack has prompted enquiries from prospective owners to kennels that raise the dogs, which were originally bred from cattle dogs, mastiffs and bulldogs brought to the Canary Islands by British settlers.
- As many as three bidders are chasing after one of the biggest landlords in Britain, Canary Wharf.
- Using an observation technique known as farside, we can determine the position of sunspots on the hidden side of the Sun. Irene González-Hernández, a scientist at the NOAO (National Optical Astronomical Observatory) said during her address to the 4th International HELAS Conference in Lanzarote (Canary Islands) that: "activity in the farthest regions of the Sun.can be observed by looking at waves in the nearer regions. Signs of the Times
- The bright canary yellow leafstalks are tied in two to four ‘hands’ for marketing.
- In 1949, both basanite and tephrite were ejected during a single, 5 week long eruption that formed monogenetic cones and lava flows on the volcanic island of La Palma, Canary Islands.
- Little Alice was heartbroken when her pet canary (1) died, and to soften the blow, her father gave her a cigar box for a coffin and assisted in burying the canary in the back yard.
- She wore a canary yellow chinchilla clutch coat and pristine, satin, white gloves up to her elbows.
- From Italian tartana, Arabic taridha; a similar word being used in Valencia and Grand Canary for a two-wheeled open cart. Travels through France and Italy