the evening star, esp. Venus
Origin of HesperusClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Hesperos: see Hesperian
The planet Venus in its appearance as the evening star.
Origin of HesperusMiddle English, from Latin, from Greek hesperos; see Hesperian.
From Latin hesperus, from Ancient Greek ἕσπερος (hesperos), originally an adjective ‘western’.