noun, plural fire·flies.
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His gentle landscapes depict fields, sheltering forests and neighbors who are mostly cows, fireflies and the occasional dog.In the galleries: Breaching the border between art and furniture|Mark Jenkins|March 12, 2021|Washington Post
For the sea firefly — which uses glowing trails to attract mates — a small increase could give it a sexy advantage.Ocean acidification may make some species glow brighter|Bethany Brookshire|January 11, 2021|Science News
From Firefly to Pushing Daisies to Freaks and Geeks, the intensity of fan support has attempted to save or revive genre shows.
Joss Whedon, the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly, shares these mixed feelings.The ‘Veronica Mars’ Kickstarter Smash: 5 Burning Questions|Kevin Fallon|March 15, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I would jump at an opportunity to do any kind of Firefly thing again.
So, was it a coincidence you were Captain Hammer on Dr. Horrible and nicknamed Captain Tightpants on Firefly?
Unfortunately, that devotion doesn't always translate into programs that stay on the air—just ask Firefly fans about that.
The ordinary firefly to which we are accustomed gives off a very much brighter light if placed in warm water.The Wonder Book of Knowledge|Various
On a grassy bank we captured a firefly and shut him in between the glass and the face of our pocket compass.
An erratic firefly wandered down from the overhanging branches, then commenced to dart from side to side near her head.Menotah|Ernest G. Henham
And he wondered whether it might be a relation of Freddie Firefly.The Tale of Chirpy Cricket|Arthur Scott Bailey
Well was it then for Martin Rattler that a friendly heart beat for him on board the Firefly.Martin Rattler|R.M. Ballantyne