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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Roan.
 
A reddish-brown. This is the Greek eruthron or eruthrœon; whence the Latin rufum. (The Welsh have rhudd; German, roth; Anglo-Saxon, rud; our ruddy.)   1
 


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