plural noun Hes·per·i·des \he-ˈsper-ə-ˌdēz\

Definition of Hesperides

  1. 1 :  a legendary garden at the western extremity of the world producing golden apples

  2. 2 :  the nymphs in classical mythology who guard with the aid of a dragon a garden in which golden apples grow

Origin and Etymology of hesperides

Latin, from Greek

First Known Use: 1546

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