pollera

noun

po·​lle·​ra
pəˈyerə
plural -s
: a Latin-American fiesta costume usually heavily embroidered and very full in the skirt

Word History

Etymology

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 17 Jun. 2024.

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