HaliotisHa`li*o"tis\ (? or ?), n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? sea + ?, ?, ear.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of marine shells; the ear-shells. See Abalone.
|type genus of the family Haliotidae|
|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|