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◎ 〔~蝣〕昆虫,幼虫生在水中,成虫褐绿色,有翅两对,在水面飞行。成虫生存期极短,交尾产卵后即死。
◎ 〔蚍~〕见“蚍”。
Noun
  1. 同本义 [mayfly]。如:蜉蝣羽(比喻只顾目前,不图将来的人);蜉蝣撼大树(比喻自不量力)
  • 蚍蜉 pí fú
    [a species of big ant] 一种大蚂蚁
  • 撼树蚍蜉 ( 撼樹蚍蜉 ) hàn shù -pí fú
    [an ant trying to shake a tree-ridiculously overrating oneself] 蚍蜉:一种大蚂蚁。蚍蜉想摇动大树。比喻不自量力者
  • 蚍蜉撼大树 ( 蚍蜉撼大樹 ) pí fú hàn dà shù
    1. [an ant trying to shake a big tree—ridiculously overrating one's own strength;futile effort] 撼:摇动。蚂蚁想摇动大树。比喻不自量力
      蚍蜉撼大树,可笑不自量。——唐· 韩愈《昌黎先生集》
    2. 亦作“蚍蜉撼树”

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