Canary: a mainly African finch with a melodious song, typically having yellowish-green plumage. One kind is popular as a pet bird and has been bred in a variety of colors, esp. bright yellow. • Genus Serinus, family Fringillidae: several species, esp. the island canary ( S. canaria), which is native to the Canary Islands, the Azores, and Madeira, and from which the domestic canary was developed.
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