from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A loose brocaded blouse worn by Maya women in Mexico and Central America.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. A traditional blouse worn by the women of various indigenous peoples of Central America including the Maya and Zapotec, or the textile from which such a garment is made
American Spanish, from Nahuatl huipilli.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Spanish huipil, from Classical Nahuatl huīpīlli ("woman's blouse"). (Wiktionary)