Hesperus

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Hes·per·us

 (hĕs′pər-əs)
n.
The planet Venus in its appearance as the evening star.

[Middle English, from Latin, from Greek hesperos; see Hesperian.]

Hesperus

(ˈhɛspərəs)
n
(Astronomy) an evening star, esp Venus
[from Latin, from Greek Hesperos, from hesperos western]

Hes•per•us

(ˈhɛs pər əs)

n.
an evening star, esp. Venus.
[1350–1400; < Latin < Greek hésperos evening, western; akin to west, Latin vesper vesper]
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Noun1.Hesperus - a planet (usually Venus) seen at sunset in the western skyHesperus - a planet (usually Venus) seen at sunset in the western sky
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