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dayfly

[dey-flahy]
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noun, plural day·flies.
  1. a mayfly.

Origin of dayfly

First recorded in 1595–1605; day + fly2
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British Dictionary definitions for dayfly

dayfly

noun plural -flies
  1. another name for a mayfly
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