canary-bird flower

canarybird flower

[kuh-nair-ee-burd]
noun
a nasturtium, Tropaeolum peregrinum, of Peru, having round, deeply lobed leaves and yellow flowers.
Also called canarybird vine.


Origin:
1815–25; canary + bird

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To canary-bird flower
WordNet
canarybird flower

noun
a climber having flowers that are the color of canaries 
WordNet® 3.0, © 2006 by Princeton University.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature