any plant of the American onagraceous genus Godetia, esp one grown as a showy-flowered annual garden plant
the evening primrose
The genus Godetia is abundant in California.
[goh-dev-uh l] /ˈgoʊˌdɛv əl/ noun 1. a flexible, jointed apparatus forced through a pipeline to free it from obstructions. 2. a dart dropped into a well, especially an oil well, to explode a charge of dynamite or nitroglycerin previously placed in a desired position. 3. Railroads. a handcar. 4. a sled used to drag or […]
[goh-dee] /ˈgoʊ di/ noun 1. Louis Antoine [an-twahn] /ˈæn twɑn/ (Show IPA), 1804–78, U.S. publisher: founded the first women’s magazine in the U.S. 1830.
[god-fah-th er] /ˈgɒdˌfɑ ðər/ noun 1. a man who serves as sponsor for a child at baptism. 2. any male sponsor or guardian. 3. (often initial capital letter) a powerful leader, especially of the Mafia. 4. a person who is regarded as the originator or principal shaper of a movement, school of thought, art form, […]
- Godfather offer
noun 1. (informal) a takeover bid pitched so high that the management of the target company is unable to dissuade shareholders from accepting it