canary grass definition by Webster's New World
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an annual European grass (Phalaris canariensis) with thimble-shaped heads of seeds () used as food for cage birds
canary grass definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- An annual Mediterranean grass (Phalaris canariensis) having grains used as food for caged birds, such as canaries.
- Any of several related grasses, such as reed canary grass.