Ephemerid meaning

ĭ-fĕm'ər-ĭd
A mayfly, especially one of the family Ephemeridae.
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(zoology) Any member of the Ephemeridae.
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Origin of ephemerid

  • From New Latin Ephēmeridae former order name from Greek ephēmeron mayfly ephemeron
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition