The paintings, ephemera, wall texts, and audio tour construct a story of an obsessive, gifted genius who lived for love and art.
At the spot of our encampment, as soon as the shades of night closed in, we were visited by hordes of ephemera.
The ephemera and probably the other Neuroptera have abdominal spiracles.
Sometimes he glanced over the magazines and newspapers to see how “ephemera” was being maltreated.
That was it—as indifferent as we could be to the struggle of an ephemera; and as mildly curious.
Man, the latest of the ephemera, is pitifully a creature of temperature, strutting his brief day on the thermometer.
Let them be as ephemera—to last an hour, and not be regretted when gone.
His three hundred and sixty-five years were now as the single day of the ephemera.
Well, what do you, the latest of the ephemera, want with fame?
Let me tell you that love is an ephemera, which merrily sports in the sunlight a few short hours, and dies at sunset.
late 14c., originally a medical term, from Medieval Latin ephemera (febris) "(fever) lasting a day," from fem. of ephemerus, from Greek ephemeros "lasting only one day, short-lived," from epi "on" (see epi-) + hemerai, dative of hemera "day," from PIE *amer- "day."
Sense extended 17c. to short-lived insects and flowers; general sense of "thing of transitory existence" is first attested 1751. Cf. Greek ephemeroi "men," literally "creatures of a day."