Pronunciation: \kuh-NOR-us; KAN-or-uhs\
Richly melodious; pleasant sounding; musical.
"But birds that are canorous and whose notes we most commend, are of little throats, and short necks, as Nightingales, Finches, Linnets, Canary birds and Larks."
— Sir Thomas Browne, Pseudodoxia Epidemica
Tuesday, September 9, 2008