- Old Poet.
- [oftenV-] evening or evening personified
- [V-] evening star
- [oftenV-][pl., usually with sing. v.]
- R.C.Ch. the sixth of the seven canonical hours; evening prayer
- Anglican Ch. evensong
Origin of vesperME, evening star from Classical Latin vesper, masculine , vespera, feminine , evening from Indo-European an unverified form wesperos (prob. from an unverified form we-: see west) from source Classical Greek hesperos
- of evening
- of vespers
- A bell that summons worshipers to vespers.
- Vesper The evening star, especially Venus.
- Archaic Evening.
Origin of vesperMiddle English evening star from Latin evening ; see wes-pero- in Indo-European roots.