ephemeropteran

[ih-fem-uh-rop-ter-uh n]

Origin of ephemeropteran

< New Latin Ephemeropter(a) (equivalent to Greek ephḗmer(on) ephemeron + -o- -o- + -ptera, neuter plural of -pteros -pterous) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for ephemeropteran

ephemeropteran

noun
  1. another word for ephemerid
adjective
  1. of or relating to the Ephemeroptera
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