A loose brocaded blouse worn by Maya women in Mexico and Central America.
A loose, boxy, often colorfully embroidered blouse worn as by Indian women of Mexico and Guatemala.
Origin of huipil
- American Spanish from Nahuatl huipilli
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Spanish huipil, from Classical Nahuatl huīpīlli (“woman's blouse”).