vespertine









vespertine


adjective

  1. of, relating to, or occurring in the evening: vespertine stillness.
  2. Botany. opening or expanding in the evening, as certain flowers.
  3. Zoology. appearing or flying in the early evening; crepuscular.

adjective

  1. botany zoology appearing, opening, or active in the eveningvespertine flowers
  2. occurring in the evening or (esp of stars) appearing or setting in the evening
adj.

c.1500, “of the evening,” from Latin vespertinus, from vesper (see vesper).

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