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canary yellow

canary (def 2).
Origin of canary yellow
1860-65 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for canary yellow
  • Large, bright canary yellow blooms stand out against lush, dark green foliage on this vigorous plant.
  • Many bright feather colors, such as flamingo pink and canary yellow, are related to the foods birds eat.
  • The muted color scheme favors cream and canary yellow.
  • Flesh color inheritance and gene interactions among canary yellow, pale yellow and red watermelon.
  • Includes three pads each of spring green, carnation, sky blue and canary yellow.
British Dictionary definitions for canary yellow

canary yellow

  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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