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ronyon

or ron·ion

[ ruhn-yuhn ]
/ ˈrʌn yən /
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noun Obsolete.
a mangy creature.
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Origin of ronyon

1590–1600; perhaps <French rogne mange

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How to use ronyon in a sentence

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

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