Sporran meaning

spôrən, spŏr-
A leather or fur pouch worn at the front of the kilt in the traditional dress of men of the Scottish Highlands.
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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.
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A small pouch, usually made of either fur or plain or fur-trimmed leather, which is worn, suspended from a belt or chain, on the front of a kilt and used to hold various items normally carried in pants pockets.
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Origin of sporran

  • Scottish Gaelic sporan from Middle Irish sparán possibly from Late Latin bursa bag bursa

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Scottish Gaelic sporan (“purse"), from Old Irish sboran, from Late Latin bursa (“purse").

    From Wiktionary