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ephemeropteran

[ih-fem-uh-rop-ter-uh n] /ɪˌfɛm əˈrɒp tər ən/
adjective
1.
belonging or pertaining to the insect order Ephemeroptera, comprising the mayflies.
noun
2.
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/
noun
1.
another word for ephemerid
adjective
2.
of or relating to the Ephemeroptera
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