vespers

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English vespers, from Old French vespres (French vêpres), from Latin vesper (evening star).

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vespers (uncountable)

  1. (Christianity) The sixth of the seven canonical hours

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Noun[edit]

vespers

  1. plural of vesper

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French vespres, from Latin vesper (evening star).

Noun[edit]

vespers (uncountable)

  1. (Christianity) The sixth of the seven canonical hours.
  2. (Christianity) The liturgical service celebrated at this time.

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