roan

Definitions of roan
  1. adjective
    (used of especially horses) having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or grey
    “a roan horse”
    Synonyms:
    colored, colorful, coloured
    having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination
  2. noun
    a horse having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or gray
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    type of:
    Equus caballus, horse
    solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times
  3. noun
    a soft sheepskin leather that is colored and finished to resemble morocco; used in bookbinding
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    type of:
    leather
    an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning
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