equine antelope
Roan Roan (r[=o]n), a. [F. rouan; cf. Sp. roano, ruano, It. rovano, roano.] 1. Having a bay, chestnut, brown, or black color, with gray or white thickly interspersed; -- said of a horse. [1913 Webster]

Give my roan a drench. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Made of the leather called roan; as, roan binding. [1913 Webster]

{Roan antelope} (Zo["o]l.), a very large South African antelope ({Hippotragus equinus}). It has long sharp horns and a stiff bright brown mane. Called also {mahnya}, {equine antelope}, and {bastard gemsbok}. [1913 Webster]


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