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may·fly

mayfly

 
pronunciation:
meI flaI
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part of speech: noun
inflections: mayflies
definition 1: a delicate insect with two pairs of wings. The mayfly larva may live for several years in a stream, lake, or river. Once it turns into an adult, it lives for only a few hours.
 
definition 2: a fishing lure made to look like the adult form of this insect.
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  arthropod, insect