English version

pith helmet

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes
pith helmetˌpith ˈhelmet noun [countable]  DCCa large light hat worn especially in the past in hot countries, to protect your head from the sun
Examples from the Corpus
pith helmetSmall wonder that doctors are calling for the return of the parasol and pith helmet.The pith helmet with an attentive elephant in waiting.
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