Definition of Rosinante in English:

Rosinante

(also Rozinante)

noun

  • (A name for) a worn-out or out-of-condition horse; a hack, a nag.

Origin

Mid 17th century. From Rosinante, Rozinante (Spanish Rocinante), the name of the horse ridden by Don Quixote in the satirical romance of that name by Miguel de Cervantes.

Pronunciation

Rosinante

/rɒzɪˈnanti/