|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|oasis (ō-ā'sĭs) Pronunciation Key
Plural oases (ō-ā'sēz)
A small area in a desert that has a supply of water and is able to support vegetation. An oasis forms when groundwater lies close enough to the surface to form a spring or to be reached by wells.