Hes*pe"ri*an (?), a. [L. hesperius, fr. hesperus the evening star, Gr. evening, the evening star. Cf. Vesper.]

Western; being in the west; occidental.

[Poetic]

Milton.

 

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Hes*pe"ri*an, n.

A native or an inhabitant of a western country.

[Poetic]

J. Barlow.

 

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Hes*pe"ri*an, a. Zool.

Of or pertaining to a family of butterflies called Hesperidae, or skippers.

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n.

Any one of the numerous species of Hesperidae; a skipper.

 

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