- an antelope, Damaliscus lunatus, of east-central Africa, having bluish-black and yellow markings.
Origin of topi2
- (in India) a lightweight helmet or sun hat made from the pith of the sola plant.
Origin of topee
Examples from the Web for topi
Historical Examples of topi
The topi's nearest relations are the sasseby, the tiang, and the korrigum.In Africa
John T. McCutcheon
The cap or topi is not bound round the head, but is placed upon it.
"Get my topi, boy, and order the gari quickly," the memsahib called to her bearer.In Kali's Country
Emily Churchill Thompson Sheets
Ungainly hartebeests, and topi whose skins had the sheen of satin, ran with smooth speed.A Book-Lover's Holidays in the Open
He removed his topi as they wheeled off and she saw that his hair was shot with gray above the temples.Caravans By Night
- an antelope, Damaliscus korrigum, of grasslands and semideserts of Africa, having angular curved horns and an elongated muzzle