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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Anglo-Norman runger, ultimately of imitative origin.

VerbEdit

roin (third-person singular simple present roins, present participle roining, simple past and past participle roined)

  1. (obsolete, intransitive) To growl; to roar. [15th-17th c.]
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, V.9:
      Yet did he murmure with rebellious sound, / And softly royne, when salvage choler gan redound.

Etymology 2Edit

From Anglo-Norman roigne, roin et al., of uncertain origin. Compare roynish.

NounEdit

roin (plural roins)

  1. (obsolete) A scab; a scurf, or scurfy spot. [15th-16th c.]

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ManxEdit

PronounEdit

roin

  1. first-person plural of roish
    before us

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VolapükEdit

NounEdit

roin (nominative plural roins)

  1. (anatomy) kidney

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