canary yellow

noun
canary ( def 2 ).

Origin:
1860–65

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

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Example sentences
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.
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