ephemeropteran

ephemeropteran

[ih-fem-uh-rop-ter-uhn]
adjective
1.
belonging or pertaining to the insect order Ephemeroptera, comprising the mayflies.
noun

Origin:
< Neo-Latin Ephemeropter(a) (equivalent to Greek ephḗmer(on) ephemeron + -o- -o- + -ptera, neuter plural of -pteros -pterous) + -an

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ephemeropteran (iːˌfɛməˈrɒptərən)
 
n
1.  another word for ephemerid
 
adj
2.  of or relating to the Ephemeroptera

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