hesperid

Related to hesperid: Hespera, Erytheia

hesperid

(ˈhɛspərɪd)
n
any small butterfly of the family Hesperiidae; a skipper
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In the following chapter, "The Hesperid Aegle," Ruskin teases out the meaning of a second Turnerian dragon, "this time not triumphant, but in death-pang; the Python, slain by Apollo" (7.
Christine Morand and colleagues from the National Institute for Agronomic Research (France) studied hesperid in (hesperetin-7-O-rutinoside), which comprises 90% of the total flavanones in orange juice.