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canary

ca·nar·y

canary

 
pronunciation:
k neI ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: canaries
definition 1: a small greenish to yellow finch native to the Canary Islands, often kept as a singing cage bird.
definition 2: a pale to moderate yellow color.
definition 3: (slang) an informer.
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