|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|an arrangement of five objects, as trees, in a square or rectangle, one at each corner and one in the middle.|
xerosis xe·ro·sis (zĭ-rō'sĭs)
n. pl. xe·ro·ses (-sēz)
Abnormal dryness, especially of the skin, eyes, or mucous membranes.
The normal hardening of aging tissue.