noun, plural e·phem·er·a [ih-fem-er-uh] /ɪˈfɛm ər ə/, e·phem·er·ons.
- anything short-lived or ephemeral.
- ephemera, items designed to be useful or important for only a short time, especially pamphlets, notices, tickets, etc.
noun plural -era (-ərə) or -erons
- (usually plural) something transitory or short-lived
1620s, from Greek (zoon) ephemeron, neuter of ephemeros (see ephemera). Figurative use by 1771.