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Rosinante

[ roz-uh-nan-tee, roh-zuh-nahn-tee ]
/ ˌrɒz əˈnæn ti, ˌroʊ zəˈnɑn ti /
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noun

the old, worn horse of Don Quixote.
(lowercase) an old, decrepit horse.

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Spanish Ro·ci·nan·te [raw-thee-nahn-te, -see-] /ˌrɔ θiˈnɑn tɛ, -si-/ .

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Rosinante
/ (ˌrɒzɪˈnæntɪ) /

noun

a worn-out emaciated old horse

Word Origin for Rosinante

C18: from Spanish, the name of Don Quixote's horse, from rocin old horse
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