ephemeron


noun, plural e·phem·er·a [ih-fem-er-uh] /ɪˈfɛm ər ə/, e·phem·er·ons.

  1. anything short-lived or ephemeral.
  2. ephemera, items designed to be useful or important for only a short time, especially pamphlets, notices, tickets, etc.

noun plural -era (-ərə) or -erons

  1. (usually plural) something transitory or short-lived
n.

1620s, from Greek (zoon) ephemeron, neuter of ephemeros (see ephemera). Figurative use by 1771.

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