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to·pi 1

also to·pee  (tō-pē′, tō′pē)
n. pl. to·pis also to·pees
1. A pith helmet.
2. Any of various hats or caps worn chiefly in South Asia.

[Hindi ṭopī, hat.]

to·pi 2

n. pl. topi or to·pis
Any of several subspecies of a medium-sized African antelope (Damaliscus lunatus) having a dark reddish brown coat with black patches and curved ridged horns, especially D. lunatus subsp. topi (also called D. korrigum) of central and eastern Africa.

[Of Mande origin.]


n, pl -pis
(Animals) an antelope, Damaliscus korrigum, of grasslands and semideserts of Africa, having angular curved horns and an elongated muzzle
[C19: from an African language]


(ˈtəʊpiː; -pɪ)
n, pl -pis
(Clothing & Fashion) another name for pith helmet
[C19: from Hindi: hat]


or to•pee

(toʊˈpi, ˈtoʊ pi)

n., pl. -pis or -pees.
(in India) a pith helmet.
[1825–35; < Hindi ṭopī hat]


(ˈtoʊ pi)

n., pl. -pis.
an antelope, Damaliscus lunatus, of E central Africa, having bluish black and yellow markings.
[1905–10; perhaps < Swahili]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.topi - a lightweight hat worn in tropical countries for protection from the suntopi - a lightweight hat worn in tropical countries for protection from the sun
sun hat, sunhat - a hat with a broad brim that protects the face from direct exposure to the sun
2.topi - a large South African antelopetopi - a large South African antelope; considered the swiftest hoofed mammal
antelope - graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks
Damaliscus, genus Damaliscus - African antelopes: sassabies
tropická helma
trópusi sisak
šalmas nuo saulėsskrybėlė nuo saulės
tropu cepure
kolonyal şapka



(ˈtəupi) , ((American) touˈpi:) noun
a helmet-like hat worn in hot countries as protection against the sun.
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