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

Definition of Hesperides 

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

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

First Known Use of Hesperides

1546, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Hesperides

Latin, from Greek

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