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ROAN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does roan mean? 

ROAN (noun)
  The noun ROAN has 2 senses:

1. a soft sheepskin leather that is colored and finished to resemble morocco; used in bookbinding
2. a horse having a brownish coat thickly sprinkled with white or gray

  Familiarity information: ROAN used as a noun is rare.


ROAN (adjective)
  The adjective ROAN has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: ROAN used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ROAN (noun)


Sense 1roan [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting substances

Hypernyms ("roan" is a kind of...):

leather (an animal skin made smooth and flexible by removing the hair and then tanning)


Sense 2roan [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Hypernyms ("roan" is a kind of...):

Equus caballus; horse (solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times)


ROAN (adjective)


Sense 1roan [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Context example:

a roan horse

Similar:

colored; colorful; coloured (having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination)


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