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pith helmet definition

  • noun:
    • A lightweight hat made of dried pith and used in tropical countries for protection from the sun.
    • A lightweight helmet-shaped hat made of the pith for the sola or shola (Indian spongewood) plant covered with white-cotton and faced with green cloth. Originally used by the British army in India in 19th century, later used much more extensively.
    • A hat of comparable look, but manufactured from different products.
    • a lightweight hat used in exotic countries for defense against the sun
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