Definitions for vesperˈvɛs pər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ves•perˈvɛs pər(n.)

  1. (cap.) the evening star, esp. Venus.

  2. Also called ves′per bell`. a bell rung at evening.

  3. 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.

    Category: Religion

    Ref: Evensong (def. 1). 1

  4. Archaic. evening.

  5. (adj.)pertaining to, appearing in, or proper to the evening.

  6. 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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. evening star, Hesperus, Vesper(noun)

    a planet (usually Venus) seen at sunset in the western sky

  2. vesper(noun)

    a late afternoon or evening worship service


  1. Vesper(ProperNoun)

    Hesperus, Venus, the evening star

  2. vesper(Noun)

    The bell that summons worshipers to vespers; the vesper-bell

  3. vesper(Noun)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Vesper(noun)

    the evening star; Hesper; Venus, when seen after sunset; hence, the evening

  2. Vesper(adj)

    of or pertaining to the evening, or to the service of vespers; as, a vesper hymn; vesper bells


  1. Vesper

    Vesper is a village in Wood County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 584 at the 2010 census.

Anagrams of vesper

  1. perves

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