canary seed


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canary seed

n
another name for birdseed

canar′y seed`


n.
birdseed.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.canary seed - a mixture of seeds used to feed caged birds
bird feed, bird food, birdseed - food given to birds; usually mixed seeds
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Her diet is mainly parakeet seed but she also eats canary seed and a few parrot pellets.
If you suspect a Cu deficiency in wheat, barley or canary seed (crops most sensitive to Cu deficiency) or flax, alfalfa (less sensitive than wheat) based on a soil or tissue sample, consider a foliar application on a test strip.
They describe research on a new variety of "hairless," or glabrous, canary seed, which lacks the tiny hairs of the seed traditionally produced as food for caged birds.
The regime included Magic Song Restorer, Magic Fruit and Egg, Magic Private Stock Canary Seed, and constant access to Magic Bird Gravel with Charcoal as well as Magic Jewel Bone (cuttlebone) for calcium.