What is another word for roan?

162 synonyms found


[ ɹˈə͡ʊn], [ ɹˈə‍ʊn], [ ɹ_ˈəʊ_n]

Roan is a term that is usually used to describe animals, particularly horses, with a coat of mixed colors such as black and white or brown and white. It's a specific term that is not often interchangeable with other words, but there are some synonyms that can be used instead. One synonym is the word mottled, which means to have spots or blotches of different colors. Another word that can replace roan is the word dapple, which also refers to a coat with spots or patches of colors. Lastly, the word speckled can also be used as a synonym for roan, as it describes something that is covered in small, distinct spots of color.

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How to use "Roan" in context?

Roan is a large, shaggy, white horse with a characteristic brown stripe down his back. Roans are generally gentle horses, but when aroused can be fiercely protective of their farm or herd. They are good all-around horses, suitable for Travelling, family grazing, or light horse work.

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