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Meaning of EPHEMERA

Pronunciation:  i'femuru

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  something transitory; lasting a day
 

EPHEMERA is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: time

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E*phem"e*ra\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a day fly, fr. ?
daily, lasting but a day; ? over + ? day.]
1. (Med.) A fever of one day's continuance only.

2. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of insects including the day flies, or
   ephemeral flies. See {Ephemeral fly}, under {Ephemeral}.

 

 

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