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topi

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[ toh-pee, toh-pee ]
/ toʊˈpi, ˈtoʊ pi /
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noun, plural to·pis.
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Other definitions for topi (2 of 2)

topi2
[ toh-pee ]
/ ˈtoʊ pi /

noun, plural to·pis.
an antelope, Damaliscus lunatus, of east-central Africa, having bluish-black and yellow markings.

Origin of topi

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1905–10; said to be <Swahili
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British Dictionary definitions for topi (1 of 2)

topi1
/ (ˈtəʊpɪ) /

noun plural -pis
an antelope, Damaliscus korrigum, of grasslands and semideserts of Africa, having angular curved horns and an elongated muzzle

Word Origin for topi

C19: from an African language

British Dictionary definitions for topi (2 of 2)

topi2
/ (ˈtəʊpiː, -pɪ) /

noun plural -pis
another name for pith helmet

Word Origin for topi

C19: from Hindi: hat
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