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 (dôg′to͞oth′, dŏg′-)
1. A canine tooth; an eyetooth.
2. Architecture A medieval ornament consisting of four leaflike projections radiating from a raised center.
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n, pl -teeth
1. (Dentistry) another name for a canine3
2. (Architecture) architect a carved ornament in the form of four leaflike projections radiating from a raised centre, used in England in the 13th century
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(ˈdɔgˌtuθ, ˈdɒg-)

1. Also, dog′ tooth`. a canine tooth.
2. one of a series of small pyramidal ornaments, usu. formed by a radiating arrangement of four sculptured leaves, used esp. in 13th-century English architecture.
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Noun1.dogtooth - perennial woodland spring-flowering plantdogtooth - perennial woodland spring-flowering plant; widely cultivated
liliaceous plant - plant growing from a bulb or corm or rhizome or tuber
Erythronium, genus Erythronium - perennial bulbous herbs most of northern United States: dogtooth violet; adder's tongue; trout lily; fawn lily
blonde lilian, Erythronium albidum, white dog's-tooth violet, white dogtooth violet - North American dogtooth having solitary white flowers with yellow centers and blue or pink exteriors
amberbell, Erythronium americanum, trout lily, yellow adder's tongue - eastern North American dogtooth having solitary yellow flowers marked with brown or purple and spotted interiors
Erythronium dens-canis, European dogtooth - sturdy European dogtooth with rose to mauve flowers; cultivated in many varieties
Erythronium californicum, fawn lily - California dogtooth violet with creamy white flowers sometimes yellow-tinged
Erythronium grandiflorum, glacier lily, snow lily - dogtooth violet of western North America having bright yellow flowers
2.dogtooth - one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolarsdogtooth - one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
fang - canine tooth of a carnivorous animal; used to seize and tear its prey
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
3.dogtooth - a carved pyramidal ornament; used in 13th century England
architectural ornament - (architecture) something added to a building to improve its appearance
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