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Meaning of VESPER

Pronunciation:  'vespur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a late afternoon or evening worship service
  2. [n]  a planet (usually Venus) seen at sunset in the western sky
 

VESPER is a 6 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: evening star, Hesperus
 
 See Also: divine service, placebo, planet, religious service, service

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Ves"per\, n. [L., the evening, the evening star, the
    west; akin to Gr. ?, ?, and perhaps to E. west. Cf.
    {Hesperian}, {Vespers}.]
    The evening star; Hesper; Venus, when seen after sunset;
    hence, the evening. --Shak.
    
    
  2. \Ves"per\, a.
    Of or pertaining to the evening, or to the service of
    vespers; as, a vesper hymn; vesper bells.
    
    {Vesper sparrow}, the grass finch. See under {Grass}.
    
    
 

 

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