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lentiform | lentiform nucleus | lentiginose | lentiginous | lentigo | lentil | lentil plant | lentil soup | lentinus | lentinus edodes | lentinus lepideus

lentil

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CIDE DICTIONARY

lentiln. [F. lentille, fr. L. lenticula, dim. of lens, lentis, lentil. Cf. Lens.].
     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.  [1913 Webster]
    " The lentil of the Scriptures probably included several other vetchlike plants."  [1913 Webster]
Lentil shell (Zoöl.), a small bivalve shell of the genus Ervillia, family Tellinidæ.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lentil, n.
1 a leguminous plant, Lens culinaris, yielding edible biconvex seeds.
2 this seed, esp. used as food with the husk removed.

Etymology
ME f. OF lentille f. L lenticula (as LENS)

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