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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The seed of canary grass (Phalaris Canariensis), used for feeding cage birds.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The seed of the canary-grass, Phalaris canariensis, used for feeding birds, especially canaries; canary-seed.
  • n. The seed of various species of Alopecurus, or foxtail-grass, also used for feeding birds.
  • n. Also called alpia.

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