[puh-yair-uh; Spanish paw-ye-rah]

noun, plural pol·le·ras [puh-yair-uh z; Spanish paw-ye-rahs] /pəˈyɛər əz; Spanish pɔˈyɛ rɑs/.

a gaily colored costume worn by women during fiestas in Latin-American countries.

Origin of pollera

< American Spanish, special use of pollera poultry yard, chicken coop, derivative of pollo chicken
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