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Definition of canary finch

Canary finch
Finch Finch, n.; pl. Fishes. [AS. finc; akin to D. vink, OHG. fincho, G. fink; cf. W. pinc a finch; also E. spink.] (Zo["o]l.) A small singing bird of many genera and species, belonging to the family Fringillid[ae]. Note: The word is often used in composition, as in chaffinch, goldfinch, grassfinch, pinefinch, etc. Bramble finch. See Brambling. Canary finch, the canary bird. Copper finch. See Chaffinch. Diamond finch. See under Diamond. Finch falcon (Zo["o]l.), one of several very small East Indian falcons of the genus Hierax. To pull a finch, to swindle an ignorant or unsuspecting person. [Obs.] ``Privily a finch eke could he pull.' --Chaucer.
canary finch
Canary bird Ca*na"ry bird` (Zo["o]l.) A small singing bird of the Finch family (Serinus Canarius), a native of the Canary Islands. It was brought to Europe in the 16th century, and made a household pet. It generally has a yellowish body with the wings and tail greenish, but in its wild state it is more frequently of gray or brown color. It is sometimes called canary finch.

Meaning of canary finch from wikipedia

- and the Darwin's finches of the Galapagos islands, now considered members of the tanager family (Thraupidae). Finches and canaries were used in the UK...
- p****erine bird belonging to the genus Serinus in the finch family, Fringillidae. It is native to the Canary Islands, the Azores, and Madeira. Wild birds are...
- canary, often simply known as the canary (Serinus canaria forma domestica), is a domesticated form of the wild canary, a small songbird in the finch family...
- The yellow canary (Crithagra flaviventris) is a small p****erine bird in the finch family. It is a resident breeder in much of the western and central regions...
- a canary, it is not related to the Atlantic canary. Formerly, it was placed in the Emberizidae but it is close to the seedeaters. The saffron finch was...
- yellow-fronted canary (Crithagra mozambica), is a small p****erine bird in the finch family. It is known elsewhere and in aviculture as the green singing finch. The...
- vagrant in areas north of its breeding range. The trumpeter finch breeds from the Canary Islands eastwards across North Africa, as far south as Mauritania...
- the only colour canary that has an element of red as part of its plumage. It was developed as a cross between another type of finch, the now-endangered...
- In Victorian times British finches were hugely po****r as cage birds throughout the British Isles, often replacing canaries. Due to a lack of protection...
- The brimstone canary or bully canary (Crithagra sulphurata) is a small p****erine bird in the finch family. It is a resident breeder in central and southern...