from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) One of the ephemeral flies.
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- noun zoology One of the
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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!