See also: Lentil

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From Middle English lentile, from Old French lentille from Latin lenticula, diminutive of lēns, from a Proto-Indo-European root shared by German Linse and Ancient Greek λάθυρος (láthuros).

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lentil (plural lentils)

  1. Any of several plants of the genus Lens, especially Lens culinaris, from southwest Asia, that have edible, lens-shaped seeds within flattened pods.
  2. The seed of these plants, used as food.

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lentil

  1. Alternative form of lentile