Dogtooth

Dog"tooth`

(?), n.;
pl. Dogteeth ().
1. See Canine tooth, under Canine.
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2. (Arch.) An ornament common in Gothic architecture, consisting of pointed projections resembling teeth; -- also called tooth ornament.
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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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