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ephemera (root: ephemeron)



ephemeran. [NL., fr. Gr. a day fly, fr. daily, lasting but a day; over + day.].
  •  A fever of one day's continuance only.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A genus of insects including the day flies, or ephemeral flies. See Ephemeral fly, under Ephemeral.  [1913 Webster]


ephemera, n. (pl. ephemeras or ephemerae)
1 a an insect living only a day or a few days. b any insect of the order Ephemeroptera, e.g. the mayfly.

ephemera, pl. of EPHEMERON 1.

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