ronyon

noun
ron·​yon | \ ˈrən-yən How to pronounce ronyon (audio) , ˈrän- \

Definition of ronyon

obsolete
: a mangy or scabby creature

First Known Use of ronyon

circa 1616, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ronyon

perhaps modification of Middle French rogne scab

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The first known use of ronyon was circa 1616

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“Ronyon.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ronyon. Accessed 13 December 2019.

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