noun, plural e·phem·er·as, e·phem·er·ae [ih-fem-uh-ree] /ɪˈfɛm əˌri/ for 2.
Origin of ephemera
Definition for ephemera (2 of 2)
noun, plural e·phem·er·a [ih-fem-er-uh] /ɪˈfɛm ər ə/, e·phem·er·ons.
Origin of ephemeron
Examples from the Web for ephemera
The paintings, ephemera, wall texts, and audio tour construct a story of an obsessive, gifted genius who lived for love and art.
One thing he knew with absolute certitude: “Ephemera” was infinitely greater than anything he had done.
Oh yes, we can all bear it; and by so much we ephemera get back our lost significance, our sovereignty.The Open Question|Elizabeth Robins
Then the tribute the mob paid him was a sorry tribute indeed, for that same mob had wallowed “Ephemera” into the mire.
The best known is Ephemera vulgata, of which the sub-imago is called the "green drake," and the imago the "grey drake" by anglers.
The statement usually made is, indeed, very misleading, for in its larval condition the Ephemera lives for weeks.The Beauties of Nature|Sir John Lubbock