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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Twenty-four per cent of oats, 31 per cent of chickpeas, 16 per cent of canary seed and nine per cent of flax have been combined.
The birds were fed a mixed seed ratio consisting of canary seed, millet, and safflower seed, and soft egg feed consisting of boiled eggs and fresh chopped vegetables were also provided 2-3 times a week.
Her diet is mainly parakeet seed but she also eats canary seed and a few parrot pellets.
The company produces a range of pulses and specialty crops including lentils, peas, chickpeas, beans and canary seed as well as food ingredients such as pulse flours, proteins, starches and fibres.
Exports of Buckwheat, Millet and Canary Seed has grew month on month basis by 19.
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.