The Meaning of can

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Canal

n.
A tube or duct; as, the alimentary canal; the semicircular canals of the ear.

Canal coal

See Cannel coal.

Canaliculate

a.
Alt. of Canaliculated

Canaliculated

a.
Having a channel or groove, as in the leafstalks of most palms.

Canaliculi

pl.
of Canaliculus

Canaliculus

n.
A minute canal.

Canalization

n.
Construction of, or furnishing with, a canal or canals.

Canard

n.
An extravagant or absurd report or story; a fabricated sensational report or statement; esp. one set afloat in the newspapers to hoax the public.

Canarese

a.
Pertaining to Canara, a district of British India.

Canary

a.
Of or pertaining to the Canary Islands; as, canary wine; canary birds.

Canary

a.
Of a pale yellowish color; as, Canary stone.

Canaries

pl.
of Canary

Canary

n.
Wine made in the Canary Islands; sack.

Canary

n.
A canary bird.

Canary

n.
A pale yellow color, like that of a canary bird.

Canary

n.
A quick and lively dance.

Canary

v. i.
To perform the canary dance; to move nimbly; to caper.

Canary bird

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.

Canaster

n.
A kind of tobacco for smoking, made of the dried leaves, coarsely broken; -- so called from the rush baskets in which it is packed in South America.

Can buoy

See under Buoy, n.
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