Origin of canary seed
Examples from the Web for canary seed
As a treat, a little crushed hempseed or summer cabbage-seed may be mixed with the canary-seed.
Indeed a mixture of summer rape-seed, oatmeal and millet, or canary-seed, may be given them as a great treat.The Natural History of Cage Birds|J. M. Bechstein
"I will take him a large bag of canary-seed," replied this good man.The Young Emigrants; Madelaine Tube; The Boy and the Book; and Crystal Palace|Susan Anne Livingston Ridley Sedgwick
Fonske hid his in the drawer, next to the canary-seed, Dolfke his in the cupboard and Bertje shoved his portion into his pockets.The Path of Life|Stijn Streuvels
The weaver-birds of Africa are mostly quite hardy and very easily kept, their food consisting, for the most part, of canary-seed.