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.

Nearby words

  1. apanage,
  2. apapane,
  3. apaporis,
  4. aparalytic,
  5. aparavidya,
  6. aparri,
  7. apart,
  8. apart from,
  9. apartheid,
  10. aparthotel

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

Word Origin for aparejo

American Spanish: equipment, from aparejar to make ready; see apparel

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