sporran

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A fur trimmed sporran

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From Scottish Gaelic sporan (purse), from Middle Irish sparán, possibly from Late Latin bursa (purse), ultimately from Ancient Greek βύρσα (búrsa, leather, hide).

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sporran (plural sporrans)

  1. 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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