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Ἑσπερ-ίς , ίδος, pecul. fem. of ἑσπέριος,
II. as Subst., night-scented stock, Matthiola tristis, Thphr.CP6.17.3, Plin.HN21.39 ; = citreum, Gloss.
2. as pr. n., Ἑσπερίδες, αἱ, the Hesperides, daughters of Night, who dwelt in an island, on the western verge of the world, and guarded a garden with golden apples, Hes.Th.215, E.Hipp.742 (lyr.), D.S.4.27, etc.: hence “Ἑσπερίδων μῆλαquinces, Pamphil. ap. Ath.2.82d.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (4):
    • Euripides, Hippolytus, 742
    • Hesiod, Theogony, 215
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 21.39
    • Diodorus, Historical Library, 4.27
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