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Hesperus

[ hes-per-uhs ]
/ ˈhɛs pər əs /
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noun

an evening star, especially Venus.

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Origin of Hesperus

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English, from Latin, from the Greek adjective and noun hésperos “in or of the evening, the evening, evening star, western, the west”; akin to west, Latin vesper “evening” (see vesper)
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British Dictionary definitions for Hesperus

Hesperus
/ (ˈhɛspərəs) /

noun

an evening star, esp Venus

Word Origin for Hesperus

from Latin, from Greek Hesperos, from hesperos western
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