Hesperian definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding the western.
    • of or concerning the land where sun sets; western
    • of or relating to the Hesperides nymphs
    • of or relating to the Hesperidae category of butterflies
    • of or regarding the Martian geological duration between Noachian and Amazonian
    • Western; being in the west; occidental.
    • Of or pertaining to a family group of butterflies known as Hesperid√¶, or skippers.
    • denoting or characteristic of countries of Europe together with western hemisphere
  • noun:
    • an inhabitant of this western lands
    • a butterfly of this family Hesperidae; a Skipper
    • the Hesperian geological time period of Mars
    • A native or an inhabitant of a western country.
    • An inhabitant of a western nation.
    • [I. c.] A lepidopterous insect of the family members Hesperiid√¶; a skipper. See Castnioides. Also hesperid.
  • others:
    • west; situated on western.
    • Of or related to the Hesperides.
    • [lowercase] Of or related to the hesperians; obtaining the figures of this household Hesperiid√¶.

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