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Origin of canary yellow

First recorded in 1860–65
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British Dictionary definitions for canary yellow

canary yellow

noun
  1. a moderate yellow colour, sometimes with a greenish tinge
  2. (as adjective)a canary-yellow car
Sometimes shortened to: canary
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