canary-bird definition

  • noun:
    • An oscine passerine bird of family Fringillidæ, so called because indigenous towards the Canary countries; a type of finch, Fringilla canaria, or Carduelis canaria, among commonest and best-known cage-birds, every-where kept and bred in confinement.
    • Same as bird-plant.

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