topee
or topi noun Etymology: Hindi & Urdu ṭopī Date: 1835 a lightweight helmet-shaped hat made of pith or cork

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  • topee — [tō pē′, tō′pē] n. [Hindi ṭopī] in India, a hat or cap, esp. a pith helmet worn as a sunshade: also sp. topi …   English World dictionary

  • topee — var. of TOPI. * * * topee [topee topees] ; = ↑topi * * * topee var. topi …   Useful english dictionary

  • Topee — Admin ASC 2 Code Orig. name Topee Country and Admin Code LR.14.7669292 LR …   World countries Adminstrative division ASC I-II

  • topee — /toh pee , toh pee/, n. (in India) a lightweight helmet or sun hat made from the pith of the sola plant. Also, topi. [1825 35; < Hindi topi hat] * * * …   Universalium

  • topee — noun A pith helmet …   Wiktionary

  • topée — onomatopée …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • topee — to|pee topi [ˈtəupi: US touˈpi:] n [Date: 1800 1900; : Hindi; Origin: topi hat ] a light hard hat that you wear to protect your head from the sun in hot countries …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • topee — to|pee [ toupi ] another spelling of topi …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • topee — noun variant spelling of topi1 …   English new terms dictionary

  • topee — noun (C) a hard hat for protecting your head in tropical sunshine …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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