Definition of 'roan'
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Horses were poking their heads over their stall doors, and her favourite roan mare gave a welcoming nicker. HERE BE DRAGONS (2004)In the distance was the pony, a roan, neck bowed as it cropped grass. SNOWLINE (2004)A big roan was led back toward the barns, toe-dancing, returning from a workout. DOUBTING THOMAS (2004)
With Jennsen reassuringly close by, Betty lay down beside Rusty, Jennsen's red roan mare. NAKED EMPIRE (2004)
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