huipil

[ wee-peel ]

noun
  1. a richly embroidered cotton blouse worn by women in Mexico and Central America, often very wide and low-cut.

Origin of huipil

1
First recorded in 1895–1900; from Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl huīpīlli “blouse, shift”

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