[hes-puh-rawr-nis] /ˌhɛs pəˈrɔr nɪs/
a toothed aquatic bird of the extinct genus Hesperornis, fossils of which are found in rocks of Cretaceous age in Kansas, having the rear legs modified for swimming and reaching a length of more than 4 feet (1.2 meters).
[hes-per-uh s] /ˈhɛs pər əs/ noun 1. an evening star, especially Venus. /ˈhɛspərəs/ noun 1. an evening star, esp Venus late 14c., poetic for “the evening star,” from Latin Hesperus, from Greek hesperos (aster) “western (star),” from PIE *wes-pero- “evening, night” (see vesper). Hence also Hesperides (1590s), from Greek, “daughters of the West,” the nymphs […]
[hes] /hɛs/ noun 1. Dame Myra, 1890–1965, English pianist. 2. Victor Francis, 1883–1964, U.S. physicist, born in Austria: Nobel Prize 1936. 3. Walter Rudolf, 1881–1973, Swiss physiologist: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1949. 4. (Walther Richard) Rudolf [vahl-tuh r rikh-ahrt roo-dawlf] /ˈvɑl tər ˈrɪx ɑrt ˈru dɔlf/ (Show IPA), 1894–1987, German official in the Nazi party. […]
[hes-uh for 1; hes for 2] /ˈhɛs ə for 1; hɛs for 2/ noun 1. Hermann [her-mahn] /ˈhɛr mɑn/ (Show IPA), 1877–1962, German novelist and poet: Nobel Prize 1946. 2. German Hessen [hes-uh n] /ˈhɛs ən/ (Show IPA). a state in central Germany. 8150 sq. mi. (21,110 sq. km). Capital: Wiesbaden. /hɛs/ noun 1. a […]
[hes-uh l-muh n] /ˈhɛs əl mən/ noun 1. a low-compression oil engine requiring a spark for ignition.