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hesperian


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hesperian  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hesperian  \Hes*pe"ri*an\,  n. 
  A  native  or  an  inhabitant  of  a  western  country.  [Poetic]  --J. 
  Barlow. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hesperian  \Hes*pe"ri*an\,  a.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  a  family  of  butterflies  called 
  {Hesperid[ae]},  or  skippers.  --  n.  Any  one  of  the  numerous 
  species  of  {Hesperid[ae]};  a  skipper. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hesperian 
  adj  :  denoting  or  characteristic  of  countries  of  Europe  and  the 
  Western  Hemisphere;  "occidental  civilization"; 
  "Hesperian  culture"  [syn:  {occidental},  {Hesperian}] 




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