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[ih-fem-uh-ron, -er-uh n] /ɪˈfɛm əˌrɒn, -ər ən/

noun, plural ephemera
[ih-fem-er-uh] /ɪˈfɛm ər ə/ (Show IPA), ephemerons.
anything short-lived or ephemeral.
ephemera, items designed to be useful or important for only a short time, especially pamphlets, notices, tickets, etc.
noun (pl) -era (-ərə), -erons
(usually pl) something transitory or short-lived

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


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