Hesperus

[ hes-per-uh s ]
/ ˈhɛs pər əs /
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noun

an evening star, especially Venus.

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Also Hesper.

Origin of Hesperus

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin < Greek hésperos evening, western; akin to west, Latin vesper vesper
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Hesperus

/ (ˈhɛspərəs) /

noun

an evening star, esp Venus

Word Origin for Hesperus

from Latin, from Greek Hesperos, from hesperos western
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