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pollera

[puh-yair-uh; Spanish paw-ye-rah] /pəˈyɛər ə; Spanish pɔˈyɛ rɑ/
noun, plural polleras
[puh-yair-uh z; Spanish paw-ye-rahs] /pəˈyɛər əz; Spanish pɔˈyɛ rɑs/ (Show IPA)
1.
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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