parasol


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

parasol \par"a*sol`\ (p[a^]r"[.a]*s[o^]l`; 277), n. [F., fr. Sp.
   or Pg. parasol, or It. parasole; It. parare to ward off, Sp.
   & Pg. parar (L. parare to prepare) + It. sole sun, Sp. & Pg.
   sol (L. sol). See Parry, Solar.]
   A kind of small umbrella used by women as a protection from
   the sun.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Parasol \Par"a*sol`\, v. t.
   To shade as with a parasol. [R.]
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