Origin of alforjaSpanish from Arabic al-khurj, saddlebag, portmanteau
The definition of alforja is a saddle bag.
An example of an alforja is a bag with many separate compartments which is placed over the back and side of a horse.
Origin of alforjaSpanish from Old Spanish from Arabic al-&hlowbrev;urj al- the &hlowbrev;urj saddlebag Armenian xorg sackcloth and Syriac kurgā and Persian khurjīn saddlebag all ultimately from Middle Iranian xwarg-
- A saddlebag.
- A cheek pouch.