alforja

alforja

[al-fawr-juh; Spanish ahl-fawr-hah]
noun, plural alforjas [al-fawr-juhz; Spanish ahl-fawr-hahs] . Southwestern U.S.
1.
a saddlebag, especially one made of leather.
2.
a cheek pouch.

Origin:
1605–15; < Spanish < Arabic al-khurj the pair of saddlebags

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alforja (ælˈfɔːdʒə)
 
n
a saddlebag made of leather or canvas
 
[C17: from Spanish, from Arabic al-khurj the saddlebag]

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