Definition of Dog's-tooth violet

1. Noun. Perennial woodland spring-flowering plant; widely cultivated.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dog's-tooth Violet

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dof
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doffers
doffing
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dog's
dog's-bane
dog's-ear
dog's-tongue
dog's-tooth check
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dog's age
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dog's breakfasts
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Literary usage of Dog's-tooth violet

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1. A Manual of the Medical Botany of North America by Laurence Johnson (1884)
"Adder-s Tongue, Dog-s Tooth Violet. Description.—Perianth of 6 distinct, petaloid sepals, in 2 series, recurved or spreading above, deciduous; ..."

2. The Wild Garden: Or, Our Groves and Gardens Made Beautiful by the by William Robinson (1881)
"It is quite a phenomenon to see a flower on the little Yellow Dog"s-Tooth Violet, which I remember seeing in quantity among the grass in your noble Central ..."

3. Summary Report by Geological Survey of Canada (1905)
"Near by, could be seen great patches of bright yellow which were made by the flowers of the Mountain Dog s Tooth Violet (Erythronium giganteum). ..."

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