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dayfly

[ dey-flahy ]
/ ˈdeɪˌflaɪ /
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noun, plural day·flies.
a mayfly.
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Origin of dayfly

First recorded in 1595–1605; day + fly1
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British Dictionary definitions for dayfly

dayfly
/ (ˈdeɪˌflaɪ) /

noun plural -flies
another name for a mayfly
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