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ephemerid

[ih-fem-er-id] /ɪˈfɛm ər ɪd/
noun
1.
an insect of the order Ephemeroptera, comprising the mayflies.
Also called ephemeropteran.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; < New Latin Ephemeridae. See ephemeral, -id2
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ephemerid

/ɪˈfɛmərɪd/
noun
1.
any insect of the order Ephemeroptera (or Ephemerida), which comprises the mayflies Also called ephemeropteran
Word Origin
C19: from New Latin Ephēmerida, from Greek ephēmeros short-lived + -id²
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