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huipil

[ wee-peel ]
/ wiˈpil /
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noun

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

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Origin of huipil

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