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 for canary vine
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.
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     2. Of a pale yellowish color; as, Canary stone.
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     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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Canary bird \Ca*na"ry bird`\ (Zool.)
     A small singing bird of the Finch family ({Serinus
     Canarius), a native of the Canary Islands. It was brought to
     Europe in the 16th century, and made a household pet. It
     generally has a yellowish body with the wings and tail
     greenish, but in its wild state it is more frequently of gray
     or brown color. It is sometimes called canary finch.
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     Canary bird flower (Bot.), a climbing plant ({Trop[ae]olum
        peregrinum) with canary-colored flowers of peculiar form;
        -- called also canary vine.
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