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pith helmet

noun [C] uk   us   (also topee)
a large, hard, white hat worn to give protection from the sun. It was worn in the past by Europeans who were in hot countries.
Translations of “pith helmet”
in Chinese (Traditional) 遮陽白帽…
in Chinese (Simplified) 遮阳白帽…
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