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ephemeron

[ ih-fem-uh-ron, -er-uhn ]
/ 瑟藞f蓻m 蓹藢r蓲n, -蓹r 蓹n /
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noun, plural e路phem路er路a [ih-fem-er-uh], /瑟藞f蓻m 蓹r 蓹/, e路phem路er路ons.
anything short-lived or ephemeral.
ephemera, items designed to be useful or important for only a short time, especially pamphlets, notices, tickets, etc.
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Origin of ephemeron

1570鈥80; <Greek eph岣梞eron short-lived insect, noun use of neuter of eph岣梞eros;see ephemeral
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British Dictionary definitions for ephemeron

ephemeron
/ (瑟藞f蓻m蓹藢r蓲n) /

noun plural -era (-蓹r蓹) or -erons
(usually plural) something transitory or short-lived

Word Origin for ephemeron

C16: see ephemeral
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