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 for Canary grass
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Canary \Ca*na"ry\, a. [F. Canarie, L. Canaria insula one of the
     Canary islands, said to be so called from its large dogs, fr.
     canis dog.]
     1. Of or pertaining to the Canary Islands; as, canary wine;
        canary birds.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. Of a pale yellowish color; as, Canary stone.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Canary grass, a grass of the genus Phalaris ({Phalaris
        Canariensis), producing the seed used as food for canary
        birds.
  
     Canary stone (Min.), a yellow species of carnelian, named
        from its resemblance in color to the plumage of the canary
        bird.
  
     Canary wood, the beautiful wood of the trees Persea
        Indica and Persea Canariensis, natives of Madeira and
        the Canary Islands.
  
     Canary vine. See Canary bird flower, under Canary bird.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  canary grass
      n 1: Canary Islands grass; seeds used as feed for caged birds
           [syn: canary grass, birdseed grass, Phalaris
           canariensis]

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