1. See Canine tooth, under Canine.2. (Architecture) An ornament common in Gothic architecture, consisting of pointed projections resembling teeth; -- also called tooth ornament. Dogtooth spar (Mineralogy), a variety of calcite, in acute crystals, resembling the tooth of a dog. See Calcite. -- Dogtooth violet (Botanical), 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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dogtooth (plural dogteeth) A canine tooth (architecture) An ornament common in Gothic architecture, consisting of pointed projections resembling teeth .
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