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Meaning of VESPER

Pronunciation:  'vespur

WordNet Dictionary
  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
  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}.