Definition of Canary-yellow

1. Adjective. Having the color of a canary; of a light to moderate yellow.

Exact synonyms: Canary
Similar to: Chromatic
Derivative terms: Canary

Lexicographical Neighbors of Canary-yellow

canals for lesser palatine nerves
canals of Scarpa
canals of Schlemm
canary-yellow (current term)
canary bird
canary creeper
canary in a coal mine
canary seed
canary whitewood
canary yellow
canarybird flower
canarybird vine
canarypox virus

Literary usage of Canary-yellow

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1910)
" growth in 15 days, at 26° C., 10 mm. in diameter, canary yellow, smooth, ... Growth after five weeks scant, canary yellow, surface smooth, shining, ..."

2. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial ScienceChemistry (1902)
"SIR,— Your correspondent " Rip van Winkle " asserts, in effect, that the composition of the canary-yellow arsenite of silver was finally settled by ..."

3. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1871)
"... left a canary-yellow powder, the composition of which was represented by the formula P'O. It could b» preserved for any length of time in dry air. ..."

4. Transactions of the Asiatic Society of Japan by Asiatic Society of Japan (1906)
"316 2 sen Canary yellow. 8° Perforated 12^ X 12^ m\m. „ 317 I sen Brown. ... 321 2 „ Canary yellow. „ 322 2 „' Lemon. It will thus be observed that during ..."

5. Materials for the study of variation treated with especial regard to by William Bateson (1894)
"Another example is described as being entirely canary-yellow, with the exception of a few feather* on the cap, which were purple-red. ..."

6. Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society by Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain). (1895)
"Flowers salmon, with a deeper shade, edged with canary-yellow ; dwarf habit. 51. ... Flowers canary- yellow, freely spotted and streaked with crimson. ..."

7. A Practical Guide to Garden Plants by John Weathers (1901)
"Circe (Gloriosus, Duchess of Brabant), divisions white, cup canary yellow, changing to white. Duchess of Westminster, large pure white perianth, ..."

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