Hesperian

adjective
Hes·​pe·​ri·​an | \ he-ˈspir-ē-ən How to pronounce Hesperian (audio) \

Definition of Hesperian

First Known Use of Hesperian

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hesperian

Latin Hesperia, the west, from Greek, from feminine of hesperios of the evening, western, from hesperos evening — more at west

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“Hesperian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hesperian. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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