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1. lentil

noun. ['ˈlɛntəl'] round flat seed of the lentil plant used for food.

Synonyms

  • lentil plant
  • Lens culinaris

Etymology

  • lentille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lenticula (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word lentil


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can also add it to both sweet and savory dishes, including oatmeal and lentil soup.

2. Adjective
Try them in these lentil recipes with more protein than chicken.

2. lentil

noun. ['ˈlɛntəl'] widely cultivated Eurasian annual herb grown for its edible flattened seeds that are cooked like peas and also ground into meal and for its leafy stalks that are used as fodder.

Synonyms

  • lentil plant
  • Lens culinaris
  • legume

Etymology

  • lentille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lenticula (Latin)

3. lentil

noun. ['ˈlɛntəl'] the fruit or seed of a lentil plant.

Synonyms

  • lentil plant
  • Lens culinaris

Etymology

  • lentille (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • lenticula (Latin)
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