The definition of ephemeral is something that has a very short lifespan or lasts for a very short time.(adjective)
An example of ephemeral is a plant blossom that only lasts one day.
See ephemeral in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < Gr ephēmeros (see ephemeron) + -al
See ephemeral in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Greek ephēmeros
Origin: : ep-, epi-, epi-
Origin: + hēmerā, day.
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