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What is "Kantop" - Definition & Explanation

Literally, 'T0PI', worn around the ears'. This kind of cap covers the ears and the back of the neck to protect these parts from excessive heat and cold.

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A dye with a distinctive blue color. The chemical compound that constitutes the indigo dye is called indigotin. Historically, indigo played an important role in many countries' economies because...

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