[gon-uh-thee-kuh] /ˌgɒn əˈθi kə/
noun, plural gonothecae
[gon-uh-thee-see] /ˌgɒn əˈθi si/ (Show IPA). Zoology.
the part of the perisarc covering a gonangium.
- Go nowhere
verb phrase to be unsuccessful or frustrated in an attempt Examples The proposal went nowhere. Usage Note informal verb phrase To be unsuccessful or frustrated in an attempt: her proposal went nowhere
- Go nowhere fast
verb phrase To proceed very slowly; be stalled: The proposal is officially still pending but going nowhere fast (1940s+)
Related Terms gunsel noun [fr Yiddish gantzel, ”gosling”]
- Go nuclear
verb phrase go ballistic: Susan and poor, meek little Emmett Couch went nuclear (1990s+)