Hesperidean

adjective
Hes·​per·​id·​e·​an
variants: or Hesperidian \ ¦hespə¦ridēən \

Definition of Hesperidean

: of, relating to, or having the characteristics of the gardens of the Hesperides

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History and Etymology for Hesperidean

Hesperides mythological paradisiacal garden growing golden apples (from the Hesperides, the nymphs that guard it, from Latin, from Greek) + English -an, -ian

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“Hesperidean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hesperidean. Accessed 8 Dec. 2021.

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