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A leather or fur pouch worn at the front of the kilt in the traditional dress of men of the Scottish Highlands.
[Scottish Gaelic sporan, from Middle Irish sparán, possibly from Late Latin bursa, bag; see bursa.]
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(Clothing & Fashion) a large pouch, usually of fur, worn hanging from a belt in front of the kilt in men's Scottish Highland dress
[C19: from Scottish Gaelic sporan purse; compare Irish Gaelic sparán purse, Late Latin bursa bag]
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(in Scottish Highland costume) a large pouch, commonly of fur, that is worn suspended in front of a kilt.
[1745–55; < Scottish Gaelic sporan; compare Irish sparán purse]
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A Scottish word for a large pouch worn with the kilt as part of Scottish Highland dress.
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|Noun||1.||sporran - a fur or leather pouch worn at the front of the kilt as part of the traditional dress of Scottish Highlanders|
pouch - a small or medium size container for holding or carrying things
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sporran[ˈspɒrən] N → escarcela f
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n → Felltasche f (über dem Schottenrock getragen)
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