tooth violet
Coralwort Cor"al*wort`, n. (Bot.) A cruciferous herb of certain species of {Dentaria}; -- called also {toothwort}, {tooth violet}, or {pepper root}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Dogtooth violet — Dogtooth Dog tooth , n.; pl. {Dogteeth}. 1. See {Canine tooth}, under {Canine}. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) An ornament common in Gothic architecture, consisting of pointed projections resembling teeth; also called {tooth ornament}. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dogtooth violet — noun perennial woodland spring flowering plant; widely cultivated • Syn: ↑dogtooth, ↑dog s tooth violet • Hypernyms: ↑liliaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑white dogtooth violet, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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