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[ap-uh-rey-oh, -rey-hoh, ah-puh-; Spanish ah-pah-re-haw] /ˌæp əˈreɪ oʊ, -ˈreɪ hoʊ, ˌɑ pə-; Spanish ˌɑ pɑˈrɛ hɔ/
noun, plural aparejos
[ap-uh-rey-ohz, -hohz; Spanish ah-pah-re-haws] /ˌæp əˈreɪ oʊz, -hoʊz; Spanish ˌɑ pɑˈrɛ hɔs/ (Show IPA).
a Mexican packsaddle formed of stuffed leather cushions.
Origin of aparejo
literally, preparation (i.e., equipment) Unabridged
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noun (pl) -jos (-xos)
(Southwestern US) a kind of packsaddle made of stuffed leather cushions
Word Origin
American Spanish: equipment, from aparejar to make ready; see apparel
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