(adjective) (used of especially horses) having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or grey; “a roan horse”
(noun) a horse having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or gray
(noun) a soft sheepskin leather that is colored and finished to resemble morocco; used in bookbinding
Source: WordNet® 3.1
roan (not comparable)
Especially of a horse, having a coat of a dark base color with individual white hairs mixed in
Made of the leather called roan.
roan (plural roans)
An animal such as a horse that has a coat of a dark base color with individual white hairs mixed in.
The color of such an animal.
A kind of leather used for slippers, bookbinding, etc, made from sheepskin, tanned with sumac and colored to imitate ungrained morocco.
roan (plural roans)
Archaic form of rowan (“kind of tree”).
• Arno, Aron, NRAO, Nora, Oran, Rona, rona
Roan, a. Etym: [F. rouan; cf. Sp. roano, ruano, It. rovano, roano.]
1. Having a bay, chestnut, brown, or black color, with gray or white thickly interspersed; -- said of a horse. Give my roan a drench. Shak.
2. Made of the leather called roan; as, roan binding. Roan antelope (Zoöl.), a very large South African antelope (Hippotragus equinus). It has long sharp horns and a stiff bright brown mane. Called also mahnya, equine antelope, and bastard gemsbok.
1. The color of a roan horse; a roan color.
2. A roan horse.
3. A kind of leather used for slippers, bookbinding, etc., made from sheepskin, tanned with sumac and colored to imitate ungrained morocco. DeColange. Roan tree. (Bot.) See Rowan tree.
Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition
2 June 2023
(noun) T-shaped cleaning implement with a rubber edge across the top; drawn across a surface to remove water (as in washing windows)
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