masculine noun
1. (botany) 
a. reed bed 
Está prohibida la quema prescrita de cañares y malezas.The controlled burning of reed beds and scrubs is forbidden.
b. reedbed 
La rana se escondió en el cañar.The frog hid in the reedbed.
2. (fishing) 
a. fish weir 
Instalamos un cañar para atrapar salmones.We installed a fish weir to catch salmon.
Cuando regresamos al río el día siguiente, encontramos algunas anguilas en el cañar.When we returned to the river the next day, there were some eels trapped in the fishing weir.
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