Definition of dogtooth violet in English:

dogtooth violet

Syllabification: dog·tooth vi·o·let

Entry from US English dictionary


A plant of the lily family that has backward-curving pointed petals.
  • Genus Erythronium, family Liliaceae: several species, in particular the trout lily of North America and the Eurasian E. dens-canis, with speckled leaves and pinkish-purple flowers

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