strawberry roan

strawberry roan
noun Date: 1759 a roan horse with a light red base color

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  • strawberry roan — n. reddish roan …   English World dictionary

  • strawberry roan — noun 1. : roan with a decidedly red ground color 2. : a horse of a strawberry roan color …   Useful english dictionary

  • strawberry roan — straw′berry roan′ n. dch a horse with a reddish coat that is liberally flecked with white hairs • Etymology: 1930–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • strawberry roan — a horse with a reddish coat that is liberally flecked with white hairs. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • strawberry roan — adjective denoting an animal s coat which is chestnut mixed with white or grey …   English new terms dictionary

  • Roan (color) — Roan is a coat color found in many animals, notably horses, cattle and dogs. It is defined generally as an even mixture of white and pigmented hairs that does not gray out or fade as the animal ages. roan , a . and n.1 Oxford English Dictionary.… …   Wikipedia

  • Roan — may refer to:a roan is a valley that curves upward. *Battle of Roan s Tan Yard, an action during the American Civil War *John Roan school, a comprehensive secondary school in Blackheath, South East London **Old Roan F.C., a football club based at …   Wikipedia

  • Roan (horse) — For Roan in other animals, see Roan (color). Horses with roan coats have white hairs evenly intermingled throughout any other color. The head, legs, mane and tail have fewer scattered white hairs or none at all …   Wikipedia

  • roan — 1. adj. & n. adj. (of an animal, esp. a horse or cow) having a coat of which the prevailing colour is thickly interspersed with hairs of another colour, esp. bay or sorrel or chestnut mixed with white or grey. n. a roan animal. Phrases and idioms …   Useful english dictionary

  • strawberry — n. (pl. ies) 1 a any plant of the genus Fragaria, esp. any of various cultivated varieties, with white flowers, trifoliate leaves, and runners. b the pulpy red edible fruit of this, having a seed studded surface. 2 a deep pinkish red colour.… …   Useful english dictionary

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