Meaning of mayfly
Pronunciation: (mā'flī"), [key]
— pl. -flies.
- Also calledany insect of the order Ephemeroptera, having delicate, membranous wings with the front pair much larger than the rear and having an aquatic larval stage and a terrestrial adult stage usually lasting less than two days.
- an artificial fly made to resemble this insect.
- mayfly (Thesaurus)