Pronunciation: (rōn), [key]
1. (chiefly of horses) of the color sorrel, chestnut, or bay, sprinkled with gray or white.
2. prepared from leather of this color.
1. a horse or other animal with a roan coat.
2. a roan color.
3. a soft, flexible sheepskin leather, used in bookbinding, often made to imitate morocco.
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