dogtooth dogtooth

Definition(s):

  1. (n) perennial woodland spring-flowering plant; widely cultivated
  2. (n) one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
  3. (n) a carved pyramidal ornament; used in 13th century England

Usage(s):

  • The narrow trail leads through cedars and Douglas firs, and we pass clumps of bear grass, huckleberry bushes, dogtooth violets and carpets of wild strawberry plants in the clearings.

News

  • Alienation (Otchuzhdenie): Venice Review

    Bulgarian director Milko Lazarov's stark debut feature stars Greek "Dogtooth" actor Christos Stergioglou as a man who wants to buy a baby in Bulgaria. read more        
    on August 31, 2013     Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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