Definitions for vesperˈvɛs pər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(cap.) the evening star, esp. Venus.
Also called ves′per bell`. a bell rung at evening.
vespers, (often cap.) a religious service in the late afternoon or evening; the sixth of the seven canonical hours. a part of the Roman Catholic office to be said in the afternoon or evening.
Ref: Evensong (def. 1). 1
(adj.)pertaining to, appearing in, or proper to the evening.
of or pertaining to vespers.
Origin of vesper:
1350–1400; ME < L: evening, evening star; pl. form < OF vespres < ML vesperae, pl. of vespera, fem. var. of L vesper; c. Gk hésperos; akin to west
evening star, Hesperus, Vesper(noun)
a planet (usually Venus) seen at sunset in the western sky
a late afternoon or evening worship service
Hesperus, Venus, the evening star
The bell that summons worshipers to vespers; the vesper-bell
the evening star; Hesper; Venus, when seen after sunset; hence, the evening
of or pertaining to the evening, or to the service of vespers; as, a vesper hymn; vesper bells
Vesper is a village in Wood County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 584 at the 2010 census.
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