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 (vĕs′pər-tīn′) also ves·per·ti·nal (vĕs′pər-tī′nəl)
1. Of, relating to, or occurring in the evening.
2. Botany Opening or blooming in the evening.
3. Zoology Active in the evening.

[Latin vespertīnus, from vesper, evening; see vesper.]


(ˈvɛspəˌtaɪn) or


1. (Botany) botany zoology appearing, opening, or active in the evening: vespertine flowers.
2. (Zoology) botany zoology appearing, opening, or active in the evening: vespertine flowers.
3. occurring in the evening or (esp of stars) appearing or setting in the evening


(ˈvɛs pər tɪn, -ˌtaɪn)

also ves•per•ti•nal

(ˌvɛs pərˈtaɪn l)

1. of, pertaining to, or occurring in the evening.
2. Bot. opening or expanding in the evening, as certain flowers.
3. Zool. appearing or flying in the early evening; crepuscular.
[1495–1505; < Latin vespertīnus=vesper vesper + -tīnus adj. suffix]
References in classic literature ?
Up Broadway Chandler moved with the vespertine dress parade.
These are the sorts of hypothetical scenarios that come to mind during a meal at Vespertine, an avant-garde Los Angeles restaurant that blurs the line between eatery and 31st-century time warp.
Adrian Crowley, The Vespertine Quintet, Steve 'Smiley' Barnard, and prog-metallers Spook of the Thirteenth Lock join the likes of The Membranes and Wyvern for the event which runs until Sunday.
Ate mesmo a cantora Bjork, em Vespertine, considerado seu album mais feminino, de 2001, vai buscar em E.
These are known as vespertine flowers and one of these is Night-scented stock (Matthiola longipetala).
Bjork quiso evitar el efecto Hard Rock Cafe al mostrar en una vitrina los objetos mas representativos de su carrera (el vestido de cisne disenado por Marjan Pejoski, los robots del legendario video "All is full of love" creados por Chris Cunningham, las hermosas cajas musicales transparentes cuyo sonido dio a Vespertine [2001] esa atmosfera magica, escarchada).
The ensuing Vespertine album [which features the swan dress on its cover] she compares to "little insects rising from the ashes.
As part of a series including The Vespertine (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011/VOYA June 2011) and The Springsweet (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012/VOYA April 2012), The Elementals does not stand alone.
I also wonder if his story tonight isn't so much about his indulgences or his vespertine stratagems or secret roue techniques as it is about--gasp--his reformation.
Vespertine by Bj|rk, Becoming a Jackal by Villagers and Dilate by Ani DIfranco Tell us about a great band we might not have heard of.
Paolo Monelli sottolineava che la differenza tra prosciutto e giambone non e solo nel nome, <<inquanto che il dozzinale e ruvido jambon dei francesi non ha nulla a che vedere con il roseo, dolce, vellutato, lieve prosciutto italiano, sia esso di Sassuolo o di San Daniele; che sottilissimamente affettato e deposto in leggere nuvolette vespertine sul piatto stimola il piu torpido appetito, consola gli occhi, fa pensare alle guancie intatte dei nostri amori adolescenti>>.
There are also slightly mystical animals, Blood Red Zebra, the animal painted on a red background, and Vespertine, a big cat with psychedelic eyes.