Having a bay, chestnut, brown, or black color, with gray or white thickly interspersed; -- said of a horse.
- Having a chestnut, bay, or sorrel coat thickly sprinkled with white or gray: a roan horse.
- The characteristic coloring of a roan horse.
- A roan horse or other animal.
- A soft flexible sheepskin leather, often treated to resemble morocco and used in bookbinding.