topee

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noun to·pee \tō-ˈpē, ˈtō-(ˌ)pē\
variants: or

topi

Definition of topee

  1. :  a lightweight helmet-shaped hat made of pith or cork

Origin and Etymology of topee

Hindi & Urdu ṭopī


First Known Use: 1835


TOPEE Defined for English Language Learners

topee

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Definition of topee for English Language Learners

  • : a hard, light hat that is worn in hot countries to protect your head from the sun

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