canary yellow

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noun


Nearby words

  1. canary,
  2. canary creeper,
  3. canary grass,
  4. canary islands,
  5. canary seed,
  6. canarybird flower,
  7. canasta,
  8. canaster,
  9. canavan's disease,
  10. canaveral

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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