zain (plural zains)
- (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 […]
From Italian zaino
zain m (feminine singular zaine, masculine plural zains, feminine plural zaines)
- (of the coat of a horse, dog etc) Having no white markings