strawberry roan


noun

a horse with a reddish coat that is liberally flecked with white hairs.

Origin of strawberry roan

First recorded in 1930–35
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Examples from the Web for strawberry roan

  • To the buggy I hitched Jenny, the strawberry-roan cayuse, and started for the distant point.

    Trail Tales|James David Gillilan