[ roo-ah-nuh ]
/ ruˈɑ nə /


a poncholike outer garment of heavy wool, worn especially in the mountains of Colombia.

Words nearby ruana

Origin of ruana

Borrowed into English from American Spanish around 1940–45 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for ruana

  • Then they threw a ruana over me and carried me out through the patio and around by the old church to the Boque trail.

    Carmen Ariza|Charles Francis Stocking