plural ephemera also ephem·er·ae \-mər-ē, -rē\ or ephemeras
: something of no lasting significance —usually used in plural
ephemera plural : paper items (as posters, broadsides, and tickets) that were originally meant to be discarded after use but have since become collectibles
Examples of EPHEMERA
- He has a large collection of old menus and other ephemera.
Origin of EPHEMERA
New Latin, from Greek ephēmera,
neuter plural of ephēmeros
First Known Use: 1650
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