pollera

pollera

[puh-yair-uh; Spanish paw-ye-rah]
noun, plural polleras [puh-yair-uhz; Spanish paw-ye-rahs] .
a gaily colored costume worn by women during fiestas in Latin-American countries.

Origin:
< American Spanish, special use of pollera poultry yard, chicken coop, derivative of pollo chicken

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