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Meaning of DOGTOOTH

Pronunciation:  'dog`tooth

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a carved pyramidal ornament; used in 13th century England
  2. [n]  one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
  3. [n]  perennial woodland spring-flowering plant; widely cultivated
 

DOGTOOTH is a 8 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: canine, canine tooth, cuspid, dog's-tooth violet, dogtooth violet, eye tooth, eyetooth
 
 See Also: amberbell, architectural ornament, blonde lilian, Erythronium, Erythronium albidum, Erythronium americanum, Erythronium californicum, Erythronium dens-canis, Erythronium grandiflorum, European dogtooth, fang, fawn lily, genus Erythronium, glacier lily, liliaceous plant, snow lily, tooth, trout lily, white dog's-tooth violet, white dogtooth violet, yellow adder's tongue

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Dog"tooth`\, n.; pl. {Dogteeth}.
1. See {Canine tooth}, under {Canine}.

2. (Arch.) An ornament common in Gothic architecture,
   consisting of pointed projections resembling teeth; --
   also called tooth ornament.

{Dogtooth spar} (Min.), a variety of calcite, in acute
   crystals, resembling the tooth of a dog. See {Calcite}.

{Dogtooth violet} (Bot.), a small, bulbous herb of the Lily
   family (genus {Erythronium}). It has two shining flat
   leaves and commonly one large flower. [Written also
   {dog's-tooth violet}.]

 

 

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