Definition of blue roan in English:

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blue roan


Denoting an animal’s coat consisting of black-and-white hairs evenly mixed, giving it a blue-gray hue.
Example sentences
  • Over the large hill in the center of the field, a heavily pregnant blue roan Quarter Horse appeared.
  • Yes, I had made my dream come true on the back of a big blue roan stud named DC.
  • Gavin was in the coral, trying to break in a new blue roan colt.


An animal with blue roan coat.
Example sentences
  • Our mares are producing many blue roans, bay roans and black horses with great dispositions and conformation.
  • For that reason, some greys in our breed have been mis-registered as roans, especially blue roans.
  • Blue has been producing beautiful red roans, blue roans, grullas, and everything in between!
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