canary yellow


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canary yellow

n
(Colours)
a. a moderate yellow colour, sometimes with a greenish tinge
b. (as adjective): a canary-yellow car.

ca•nar•y

(kəˈnɛər i)

n., pl. -nar•ies.
1. a small, sweetly singing greenish yellow finch, Serinus canaria, of the Canary Islands and vicinity, often a brilliant to pale yellow in varieties bred as cage birds.
2. a light, clear yellow color.
3. Slang. informer (def. 1).
4. a sweet white wine of the Canary Islands.
[1585–95; < Sp (Isla)Canaria]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.canary yellow - a moderate yellow with a greenish tinge
yellow, yellowness - yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
Translations

canary yellow

adj & ngiallo canarino inv
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