pith helmet

noun

Definition of pith helmet

  1. :  topee

1858

First Known Use of pith helmet

1858


PITH HELMET Defined for English Language Learners

pith helmet

noun

Definition of pith helmet for English Language Learners

  • : a light, hard hat that is worn for protection from the sun in hot countries

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