ronyon

or ron·ion

[ ruhn-yuh n ]
/ ˈrʌn yən /
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noun Obsolete.

a mangy creature.

Origin of ronyon

1590–1600; perhaps < French rogne mange
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Examples from the Web for ronyon

  • Then it "bit," as it were, into the rudder post, and she just felt it—but only just—the ronyon!