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topi

Noun

1 a light-weight hat worn in tropical countries for protection from the sun [syn: pith hat, pith helmet, sun helmet, topee]
2 a large South African antelope; considered the swiftest hoofed mammal [syn: sassaby, Damaliscus lunatus]

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see Topi

Campidanese Sardinian

Etymology

Compare Italian topo.

Noun

topi

Indonesian

Etymology

From Hindi

Noun

topi

Italian

Noun

topi (plural of topo)

Romanian

Etymology

From a language, compare Croatian topiti.

Verb

topi (inf. used in the form a topi)

Extensive Definition

This article is about the antelope. For the town see Topi (town). For the headgear, see Pith helmet.
The Topi, or Sassaby, (Damaliscus korrigum jimela) is a subspecies of the Korrigum, a savannah and floodplain antelope. It is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. It became regionally extinct in Burundi.

References

topi in Czech: Buvolec modrý
topi in German: Leierantilope
topi in Spanish: Damaliscus lunatus
topi in Esperanto: Blua damalisko
topi in French: Topi
topi in Italian: Damaliscus lunatus
topi in Lithuanian: Topi
topi in Hungarian: Közönséges lantszarvúantilop
topi in Dutch: Lierantilope
topi in Polish: Topi
topi in Chinese: 转角牛羚
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