mochila

noun mo·chi·la \mōˈchēlə\
variants: less commonly

mochilla

\-chilə\

Definition of mochila

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  knapsack, haversack; specifically :  a saddle pouch

  2. 2 :  a square leather saddle covering having openings for the horn and cantle and sometimes equipped with saddlebags many riders and even more ponies carried the mail, but only the mochila made the entire trip — J. T. Adams

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Origin and Etymology of mochila

Spanish mochila, probably from mochil errand boy, from Basque mutil, motil youth, servant, from Latin mutilus maimed, mutilated — more at mutilate


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of mochila


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