rosinante

noun ros·i·nan·te \ˌräzənˈantē, ˌrōz-\

Definition of rosinante

plural

-s

  1. :  a broken-down horse :  nag

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Origin and Etymology of rosinante

after Rocinante, Don Quixote's bony horse in the novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra †1616 Spanish novelist


First Known Use: 1641


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