Alforja meaning

ăl-fôr'hä, äl-
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.

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A saddlebag.
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A leather or canvas saddlebag used in the W U.S.
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A cheek pouch.
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Origin of alforja

  • Spanish from Old Spanish from Arabic al-ḫurj al- the ḫurj saddlebag Persian khurjīn
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Spanish Andalusian Arabic [script?] (alẖurǧ), from Arabic خرج (ẖurj, “saddlebag”).
    From Wiktionary