atajo

noun
ata·​jo | \əˈtä(ˌ)hō, -ta-, -tā-\
plural -s

Definition of atajo 

1 chiefly Southwest : a drove of mules or horses

2 chiefly Southwest : an expedient of any kind : short cut

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History and Etymology for atajo

Spanish, from atajar to intercept, cut off, take a short cut, from a- (from Latin ad-) + tajar to divide, slice, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin taliare

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