masculine noun. broken old horse.
Rocinante, fictional character, the castrated, half-starved horse that Don Quixote calls his noble steed in the classic novel Don Quixote (1605, 1615) by Miguel de Cervantes.
Little things. The ship’s name is a reference to Don Quixote’s horse. “Rocín” is Spanish for “workhorse” or “pack horse” and “ante” means “before” or “earlier”. So “Rocinante” roughly means “used to be a workhorse”.
In The Expanse novel series and its TV series adaptation, the Rocinante is the new name for a Mars attack helicopter that becomes the main setting for much of the series.
The Rocinante (“Roci”) is a Corvette-class light frigate with multiple roles, such as B. as a torpedo bomber and boarding command mission. Originally commissioned as MCRN Tachi, the ship was stationed aboard the MCRN Battleship Donnager.
Doflamingo fatally shoots Rocinante.
Don Quixote, a Spanish nobleman from La Mancha Alonso Quijano (or Quesada or Quijada), who believes himself and acts as a knight-errant, as described in various medieval books of chivalry, rides his horse Rocinante .
Despite constant bickering and daily fear of death, the Rocinante crew miraculously stays together throughout The Expanse’s undocumented 30 years. The Roci becomes a freelancer, mainly taking on Ring Gate Transit-related jobs.