Hesperia

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Translingual[edit]

Hesperia comma

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Hesperia f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Hesperiidae — the branded skippers.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Hesperia, from Ancient Greek Ἑσπερία (Hespería)

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Hesperia

  1. Literally "western land", a term poetically applied by Ancient Greeks to Italy and by Romans to the Iberian Peninsula and Western Africa.
  2. (Greek mythology) One of the Hesperides.
  3. (astronomy) Short for 69 Hesperia, a main belt asteroid.
  4. A city in southern California.

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