a European and Asian plant, Matthiola longipetala, having fragrant, lilac-colored flowers that bloom at night.
noun, Nautical. 1. the watch from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m., often adopted in place of the two dogwatches.
[ih-weng-kee, ih-veng-] /ɪˈwɛŋ ki, ɪˈvɛŋ-/ noun, plural Evenkis (especially collectively) Evenki for 1. 1. a member of a Siberian people living mainly in the Yakut Autonomous Republic, Khabarovsk territory, and Evenki National District in the Russian Federation. 2. the Tungusic language spoken by the Evenki. /əˈvɛŋkɪ/ noun 1. (pl) Evenki. a Tungus people of E […]
[ee-vuh n] /ˈi vən/ adjective 1. level; flat; without surface irregularities; smooth: an even road. 2. on the same level; in the same plane or line; parallel: even with the ground. 3. free from variations or fluctuations; regular: even motion. 4. uniform in action, character, or quality: to hold an even course. 5. equal in […]
[ee-vuh n-mahyn-did] /ˈi vənˈmaɪn dɪd/ adjective 1. not easily ruffled, disturbed, prejudiced, etc.; calm; equable.