Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as ephemeral.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Zoöl.) One of the ephemeral flies.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun zoology One of the ephemeral flies.

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Examples

  • He breathes out, and the Universe flames forth with all her wings -- her suns and clusters of suns -- down to her mote-like earth, the butterfly of space, trimmed with its gaudy seasons, and nourishing on its back the parasitical ephemeran, Man!

    Semiramis and Other Plays Semiramis, Carlotta And The Poet

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