Huipil meaning

wē-pēl
A loose brocaded blouse worn by Maya women in Mexico and Central America.
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A loose, boxy, often colorfully embroidered blouse worn as by Indian women of Mexico and Guatemala.
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A traditional blouse worn by the women of various indigenous peoples of Central America including the Maya and Zapotec, or the textile from which such a garment is made.
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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”).

    From Wiktionary