a leather pouch or purse, usually covered with fur or hair, worn hanging from the front of the belt in the dress costume of Scottish Highlanders
Origin of sporranGaelic sporan
A leather or fur pouch worn at the front of the kilt in the traditional dress of men of the Scottish Highlands.
Origin of sporranScottish Gaelic sporan, from Middle Irish sparán, possibly from Late Latin bursa, bag; see bursa.
From Scottish Gaelic sporan (“purse"), from Old Irish sboran, from Late Latin bursa (“purse").