Definition of Hesperides in English:

Hesperides

Line breaks: Hes¦peri|des
Pronunciation: /hɛˈspɛrɪdiːz
 
/
Greek Mythology
A group of nymphs who were guardians, with the aid of a watchful dragon, of a tree of golden apples in a garden located beyond the Atlas Mountains at the western border of Oceanus, the river encircling the world. One of the labours of Hercules was to fetch the golden apples.

More definitions of Hesperides

Definition of Hesperides in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day wiseacre
Pronunciation: ˈwīzˌākər
noun
a know-it-all…