See also: Lentil

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English lentile, from Old French lentille from Latin lenticula, diminutive of lēns, from a pre-Indo-European substrate source shared by German Linse, Ancient Greek λάθυρος (láthuros) and Lithuanian lęšis. Doublet of lenticula.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛntəl/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛntəl
  • Hyphenation: len‧til

NounEdit

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.
    make a lentil stew
    a lentil salad

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lentil

  1. Alternative form of lentile