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Hesperus

late 14c., poetic for "the evening star," from Latin Hesperus, from Greek hesperos (aster) "the evening (star)," from PIE *wes-pero- "evening, night" (see vesper). Related: Hesperian. Hence Latin and Greek Hesperia "the land of the west," "applied by the Greeks to Italy, by the Romans to Spain or regions beyond" [Century Dictionary].

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Definitions of Hesperus

Hesperus (n.)
a planet (usually Venus) seen at sunset in the western sky;
Synonyms: evening star / Vesper
From wordnet.princeton.edu