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aparejo

[ ap-uh-rey-oh, -rey-hoh, ah-puh-; Spanish ah-pah-re-haw ]
/ ˌæp əˈreɪ oʊ, -ˈreɪ hoʊ, ˌɑ pə-; Spanish ˌɑ pɑˈrɛ hɔ /
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noun, plural a·pa·re·jos [ap-uh-rey-ohz, -hohz; Spanish ah-pah-re-haws]. /ˌæp əˈreɪ oʊz, -hoʊz; Spanish ˌɑ pɑˈrɛ hɔs/. Spanish.

a Mexican packsaddle formed of stuffed leather cushions.

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Origin of aparejo

Literally, “preparation (i.e., equipment)”
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British Dictionary definitions for aparejo

aparejo
/ Spanish (apaˈrexo) /

noun plural -jos (-xos)

Southwestern US a kind of packsaddle made of stuffed leather cushions
American Spanish: equipment, from aparejar to make ready; see apparel
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