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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“Hesperinos.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hesperinos. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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