Hesperian

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Hesperius +‎ -ian

Adjective[edit]

Hesperian (comparative more Hesperian, superlative most Hesperian)

  1. of or relating to the land where the sun sets; western
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Milton to this entry?)
  2. of or relating to the Hesperides nymphs
  3. of or relating to the Hesperidae family of butterflies
  4. of or relating to the Martian geological period between Noachian and Amazonian

Noun[edit]

Hesperian (plural Hesperians)

  1. an inhabitant of the western lands
    (Can we find and add a quotation of J. Barlow to this entry?)
  2. a butterfly of the family Hesperidae; a skipper
  3. the Hesperian geological time period of Mars

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