Definitions for roanroʊn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

roanroʊn(adj.)

  1. (chiefly of horses) of the color sorrel, chestnut, or bay, sprinkled with gray or white.

  2. (n.)a horse or other animal with a roan coat.

Origin of roan:

1520–30; < MF (F rouan ) < Sp roano, of uncert. orig.

roanroʊn(n.)

  1. a soft, flexible sheepskin leather, used in bookbinding, often made to imitate morocco.

  2. (adj.)prepared with or bound in roan.

Origin of roan:

1810–20; of obscure orig.; relation, if any, with 16th cent., late ME rone “a kind of hide” is unclear

Princeton's WordNet

  1. roan(noun)

    a soft sheepskin leather that is colored and finished to resemble morocco; used in bookbinding

  2. roan(adj)

    a horse having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or gray

  3. roan(adj)

    (used of especially horses) having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or grey

    "a roan horse"

Wiktionary

  1. roan(Noun)

    an animal such as a horse that has a coat of a dark base color with individual white hairs mixed in

  2. roan(Noun)

    the color of such an animal

  3. roan(Adjective)

    especially of a horse, having a coat of a dark base color with individual white hairs mixed in

Webster Dictionary

  1. Roan(adj)

    having a bay, chestnut, brown, or black color, with gray or white thickly interspersed; -- said of a horse

  2. Roan(adj)

    made of the leather called roan; as, roan binding

  3. Roan(noun)

    the color of a roan horse; a roan color

  4. Roan(noun)

    a roan horse

  5. Roan(noun)

    a kind of leather used for slippers, bookbinding, etc., made from sheepskin, tanned with sumac and colored to imitate ungrained morocco

Freebase

  1. Roan

    Roan is a municipality in Sør-Trøndelag county, Norway. It is part of the Fosen region in the northern part of the county. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Roan. Other villages include Bessaker, Brandsfjord, and Hofstad. A large wind park is located on the mountain plateau just southeast of Bessaker.

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