hesperinos

noun
hes·per·i·nos | \ ¦hespərə̇¦näs , -nȯs \
plural -es

Definition of hesperinos 

: the office in the Eastern Church corresponding to vespers in the Western Church

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History and Etymology for hesperinos

Late Greek, from Greek, adjective, of the evening, from hesperos, hespera evening + -inos -ine

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