po·​lle·​ra | \ pəˈyerə \
plural -s

Definition of pollera

: a Latin-American fiesta costume usually heavily embroidered and very full in the skirt

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History and Etymology for pollera

American Spanish, from Spanish, baby walker, chicken coop, from pollo chicken, from Latin pullus young fowl, young of an animal

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“Pollera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pollera. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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