topis

topi

1 [toh-pee, toh-pee]
noun, plural topis.
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topi

2 [toh-pee]
noun, plural topis.
an antelope, Damaliscus lunatus, of east-central Africa, having bluish-black and yellow markings.

Origin:
1905–10; said to be < Swahili

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topi1 (ˈtəʊpɪ)
 
n , pl -pis
an antelope, Damaliscus korrigum, of grasslands and semideserts of Africa, having angular curved horns and an elongated muzzle
 
[C19: from an African language]

topi2 (ˈtəʊpiː, -pɪ)
 
n , pl -pis
another name for pith helmet
 
[C19: from Hindi: hat]

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