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Definition 1: any of several small Old World finches - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for canary in the sense of this definition

(canary is a kind of ...) any of numerous small songbirds with short stout bills adapted for crushing seeds

(... is a kind of canary ) native to the Canary Islands and Azores; popular usually yellow cage bird noted for its song

(... is a member of canary) Old World finches; e.g. canaries and serins

Definition 2: a moderate yellow with a greenish tinge - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for canary in the sense of this definition

(canary is a kind of ...) yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons

Definition 3: a female singer - [noun denoting person]

(canary is a kind of ...) a person who sings

(canary is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

Definition 4: someone acting as an informer or decoy for the police - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for canary in the sense of this definition

(canary is a kind of ...) one who reveals confidential information in return for money

Definition 5: having the color of a canary; of a light to moderate yellow - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for canary in the sense of this definition

(canary is similar to ...) being or having or characterized by hue

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