Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
an annual European grass (Phalaris canariensis) with thimble-shaped heads of seeds () used as food for cage birds
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
- 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.