Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of mayfly.

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Examples

  • It strikes me as much more American to prefer accurate officiating so that the merit of the players (and occasionally, the whims of nature – see the mayflies from the Cleveland/New York ACLS a few years ago, or the high winds that turned an NYM game into a home run derby this year) is the deciding factor.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » How Jonathan Adler Gets It Wrong, and Soccer Gets It Right:

  • The ecologist added: We believe climate change may be a factor because warmer winters and springs could lead to aquatic insects such as mayflies and caddis flies hatching earlier in the season and not being available to the scoter ducklings when they hatch out themselves.

    BBC News - Home

  • Though they're often dubbed "mayflies," because they hatch during the month of May, this insect is actually a caddis and not a mayfly.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • A dearth of macroinvertebrates, such as mayflies and stoneflies, was why the Hinkson was put on the 303 (d) list, said Steve Hunt, environmental services manager for the city, who questions the reality of reducing flow by 50 percent.

    Columbia Missourian: Latest Articles

  • Though they're often dubbed "mayflies," because they hatch during the month of May, this insect is actually a caddis and not a mayfly.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • Though they're often dubbed "mayflies," because they hatch during the month of May, this insect is actually a caddis and not a mayfly.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • Ken Midkiff, conservation chairman for the Osage Group of the Sierra Club, said the main measurement of pollution in the creek is the lack of fish and aquatic insect life such as mayflies, stoneflies and caddisflies.

    Columbia Missourian: Latest Articles

  • Though they're often dubbed "mayflies," because they hatch during the month of May, this insect is actually a caddis and not a mayfly.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • Though they're often dubbed "mayflies," because they hatch during the month of May, this insect is actually a caddis and not a mayfly.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

  • Though they're often dubbed "mayflies," because they hatch during the month of May, this insect is actually a caddis and not a mayfly.

    Aspen Times - Top Stories

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