dayfly


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dayfly

(ˈdeɪˌflaɪ)
n, pl -flies
(Animals) another name for a mayfly

day•fly

(ˈdeɪˌflaɪ)

n., pl. -flies.
an adult mayfly.
[1595–1605]
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Noun1.dayfly - slender insect with delicate membranous wings having an aquatic larval stage and terrestrial adult stage usually lasting less than two daysdayfly - slender insect with delicate membranous wings having an aquatic larval stage and terrestrial adult stage usually lasting less than two days
ephemerid, ephemeropteran - short-lived insect