Roan tree
Roan Roan, n. 1. The color of a roan horse; a roan color. [1913 Webster]

2. A roan horse. [1913 Webster]

3. A kind of leather used for slippers, bookbinding, etc., made from sheepskin, tanned with sumac and colored to imitate ungrained morocco. --DeColange. [1913 Webster]

{Roan tree}. (Bot.) See {Rowan tree}. [1913 Webster]


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