huipil

noun
hui·pil | \ wēˈpēl \
plural huipils\-lz \ or huipiles\-(ˌ)lās \

Definition of huipil 

: a straight slipover one-piece garment that is made by folding a rectangle of material end to end, sewing up the straight sides but leaving openings near the folded top for the arms, and cutting a slit or a square in the center of the fold to furnish an opening for the head, is often decorated with embroidery, and is worn as a blouse or dress by women chiefly in Mexico and Central America

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History and Etymology for huipil

Mexican Spanish, from Nahuatl huipilli

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