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n. pl. ap·a·re·jos Southwestern US
A packsaddle made of a stuffed leather pad.
[American Spanish, from Spanish, equipment, from aparejar, to prepare, from Vulgar Latin *appariculāre; see apparel.]
n, pl -jos (-xos)
Southwestern US a kind of packsaddle made of stuffed leather cushions
[American Spanish: equipment, from aparejar to make ready; see apparel]
a•pa•re•jo(ˌæp əˈreɪ oʊ, -ˈreɪ hoʊ, ˌɑ pə-)
n., pl. -jos. Chiefly Southwestern U.S.
a packsaddle formed of stuffed leather cushions.
[1840–45; < American Spanish: saddle, Sp: equipment, preparation]