zain

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Noun[edit]

zain (plural zains)

  1. (archaic) A horse of a dark colour with no lighter spots.
    • 1905, Sir William Ridgeway, The origin and influence of the thoroughbred horse
      Azara estimates the proportion of bays amongst these horses to be about ninety to ten zains, that is, entirely dark-coloured without any white; and there is not one black in two thousand; pied and greys occur sometimes...