lentil

(species Lens esculenta), small annual legume of the pea family (Leguminosae) and its lens-shaped edible seed, which is rich in protein and one of ...
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lentil

[n] - the fruit or seed of a lentil plant 2. [n] - 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 3. [n] - round flat seed of the lentil plant
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Lentil

• (n.) A leguminous plant of the genus Ervum (Ervum Lens), of small size, common in the fields in Europe. Also, its seed, which is used for food on the continent.
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lentil

<botany> A leguminous plant of the genus Ervum (Ervum Lens), of small size, common in the fields in Europe. Also, its seed, which is used for food on the continent. ... The lentil of the Scriptures probably included several other vetchlike plants. ... <zoology> Lentil shell, a small bivalve shell of the genus Ervillia, family Tellinidae...
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lentil

noun round flat seed of the lentil plant used for food
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Lentil

Len'til (lĕn'tĭl) noun [ French lentille , from Latin lenticula , dim. of lens , lentis , lentil. Confer Lens .] (Botany) A leguminous plant of the genus Ervum ( Ervum Lens ), of small size, common in the fields in Europe. Also, it...
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Lentil

A brown or yellow flat legume about the size of a pea used for soups, stews, and garnishes.
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lentil

Annual Old World plant belonging to the pea family. The plant, which resembles vetch, grows 15–45 cm/6–18 in high and has white, blue, or purplish flowers. The seeds, contained in pods about 1.6 cm/0.6 in long, are widely used as food. (Lens culinaris, family Leguminosae.) The most common varieties are the greyi...
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Lentil

Lentil (Ervum lens), is a plant belonging to the papilionaceous division of the natural order Leguminosae, cultivated in Southern and Central Europe. It is an annual, rising with weak stalks about 18 inches, and with whitish flowers hanging from the axils of the leaves. Two varieties are cultivated - the large garden lentil and the common field len...
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lentil

lentil 1. A leguminous plant (Lens culinaris) native to southwest Asia, having flat pods containing lens-shaped, edible seeds. 2. The round, flattened seed of this plant. 3. An edible seed from a plant of the pea family which is lens-shaped, brown, gray, green, or black on the outside and yellow or orange inside, and rich in protein. 4. Etymolog...
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lentil

lentil, leguminous Old World annual plant (Lens culinaris) with whitish or pale blue flowers. Its pods contain two greenish-brown or dark-colored seeds, also called lentils, which when fully ripe are ground into meal or used in soups and stews. Probably indigenous to SW Asia, and known to have been ...
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Lentil

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