Hesperus

noun
Hes·​per·​us | \ˈhe-sp(ə-)rəs \

Definition of Hesperus 

First Known Use of Hesperus

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Hesperus

Middle English, from Latin, from Greek Hesperos

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