Definition of Hesperian

1. Adjective. Denoting or characteristic of countries of Europe and the western hemisphere. "Hesperian culture"

Exact synonyms: Occidental
Similar to: Western
Derivative terms: Occident, Occidental



Definition of Hesperian

1. a. Western; being in the west; occidental.

2. n. A native or an inhabitant of a western country.

3. a. Of or pertaining to a family of butterflies called Hesperidæ, or skippers.

Definition of Hesperian

1. Adjective. of or relating to the land where the sun sets; western ¹

2. Adjective. of or relating to the Hesperides nymphs ¹

3. Adjective. of or relating to the ''Hesperidae'' family of butterflies ¹

4. Adjective. of or relating to the Martian geological period between Noachian and Amazonian ¹

5. Noun. an inhabitant of the western lands ¹

6. Noun. a butterfly of the family ''Hesperidae''; a Skipper ¹

7. Noun. the Hesperian geological time period of Mars ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Hesperian

1. Of or pertaining to a family of butterflies called Hesperidae, or skippers. Any one of the numerous species of Hesperidae; a skipper. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hesperian

hesitatingly
hesitation
hesitation wound
hesitation wounds
hesitations
hesitative
hesitatively
hesitativeness
hesitator
hesitators
hesitatory
hesp
hesped
hesperadin
hesperetin
hesperian (current term)
hesperid
hesperidene
hesperides
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hesperidin
hesperidins
hesperidium
hesperids
hesperium
hesperomyinae
hesperornis
hesping
hesps
hess's law

Literary usage of Hesperian

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1. Nostrums and Quackery: Articles on the Nostrum Evil and Quackery Reprinted by American Medical Association (1912)
"Photographic reproduction of a label from a bottle of hesperian Tonic. ... It is called hesperian Tonic and is claimed to have been originated by "the ..."

2. The reader's handbook of allusions, references, plots and stories by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1882)
""Western Land." The Romans, for a limitar reason, transferred the name to Spain. Hesper'ides (4 s;/!.). The hesperian Field. ..."

3. Nostrums and Quackery: Articles on the Nostrum Evil and Quackery Reprinted by American Medical Association, Arthur Joseph Cramp (1912)
"It is called hesperian Tonic and is claimed to have been originated by "the eminent' Physician, Scientist and Photographic repro- Chemist, JW Roberts, AM, ..."

4. The New York Times Current History (1917)
"Case of the hesperian While the case of the sinking of the Arabic was being negotiated in interchanges between the Governments at Washington and Berlin, ..."

5. Information Annual (1916)
"Direct evidence that the Allan Line steamer hesperian was sunk by a German submarine ... It was the statement of Captain Main of the hesperian, who not only ..."

6. Pleasant Dialogues and Dramma's by Thomas Heywood, Lucian, Desiderius Erasmus, Ovid, Joannes Ravisius Textor, Jacob Cats (1903)
"... In thine hesperian orchard) long t' indure And prosper in the world : now growes mature. And the faire blossoms ready even to spread Their leaves abroad ..."

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