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A. evening star, Hesperus XIV; evening XVII;

B. pl. †public disputations held on the eve of the commencement of a bachelor of arts XVI; pl. sixth of the canonical hours, evensong XVII.

A. — L. vesper evening star, evening = Gr. hésperos;

B. — OF. vespres (mod. vêpres) — ecclL. vesperās, acc. pl. of L. vespera evening, eventide = Gr. hespérā.

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ves·per / ˈvespər/ • n. evening prayer: [as adj.] vesper service. See also vespers. ∎ archaic evening. ∎  (Vesper) poetic/lit. Venus as the evening star.

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Vesper

Vesper in poetic and literary use, Venus as the evening star; Hesper, Hesperus.

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VESPER (ˈvɛspə) Voluntary Enterprises and Services and Part-time Employment for the Retired

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