guayabera

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gua·ya·ber·a

 (gwī′ə-bĕr′ə)
n.
A light, collared, usually short-sleeved shirt having buttons and pleats down the front and often large pockets, and typically worn outside the pants.

[American Spanish, perhaps from Spanish guayaba, guava (from the fact that the pockets are suitable for holding guavas); see guava, or alteration of (camisa) yayabera, (shirt) in the Yayabo River style (after the Yayabo River in central Cuba).]

guayabera

(ˌɡwaɪəˈbɛrə)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) an embroidered men's shirt worn in Latin America and the West Indies

gua•ya•be•ra

(ˌgwaɪ əˈbɛr ə)

n., pl. -be•ras.
a sport shirt or lightweight jacket, often with several large pockets, modeled upon a smocklike shirt orig. worn in Cuba.
[1945–50; < American Spanish]
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Instead, I observe a cluster of sweaty men in guayaberas and straw hats ordering cortaditos from a makeshift counter facing onto the plaza, shots of hot black coffee thick with sugar, jovially conversing beneath the burning sun.
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Sit at the counter and enjoy the scene: a continuous flow of older Cuban gentlemen in guayaberas who order a thimble of the black coffee, down it like a shot while still standing up, and leave.