What does lentil mean?

Definitions for lentil
ˈlɛn tɪl, -tllentil

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lentilnoun

    round flat seed of the lentil plant used for food

  2. lentilnoun

    the fruit or seed of a lentil plant

  3. lentil, lentil plant, Lens culinarisnoun

    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

Wiktionary

  1. lentilnoun

    Any of several plants of the genus Lens, especially Lens culinaris, from southwest Asia, that have edible, lens-shaped seeds within flattened pods.

    Etymology: From lentille < lenticula, diminutive of lens.

  2. lentilnoun

    The seed of these plants, used as food.

    Etymology: From lentille < lenticula, diminutive of lens.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lentilnoun

    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

    Etymology: [F. lentille, fr. L. lenticula, dim. of lens, lentis, lentil. Cf. Lens.]

Freebase

  1. Lentil

    The lentil is an edible pulse/bean. It is a bushy annual plant of the legume family, grown for its lens-shaped seeds. It is about 40 centimetres tall and the seeds grow in pods, usually with two seeds in each.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lentil

    len′til, n. an annual plant, common near the Mediterranean, bearing pulse used for food. [O. Fr. lentille—L. lens, lentis, the lentil.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lentil in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lentil in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of lentil in a Sentence

  1. Jane Fallon:

    I get up, I play, I have soup, lentil soup, I have a little nap like a toddler and then Im ready to go again.

  2. Samantha Heller:

    There is no one miracle food that will launch us into immortality, the lifestyle as a whole must be considered, including daily physical activity and eating less (of) animal foods like meat, cheese and butter. It is easiest to encourage people to eat a variety of plant foods such as salads, trail mix, roasted vegetables, pasta primavera, almond butter and banana sandwiches, lentil soup, or edamame hummus.

  3. Amy Levin:

    I'll make lentil soup in the pots I bought myself, but the pot I inherited from my grandmother, I don't know. She never wanted to put lentils in that thing!

  4. Robert Graham:

    One of my favorite things to cook is a lentil, mushroom, tomato Bolognese( see recipe for Vegan Bolognese below). I love it because it's stealth health — people think they are eating meat.

  5. Samantha Heller:

    There is no one miracle food that will launch us into immortality, the lifestyle as a whole must be considered, including daily physical activity and eating less( of) animal foods like meat, cheese and butter. It is easiest to encourage people to eat a variety of plant foods such as salads, trail mix, roasted vegetables, pasta primavera, almond butter and banana sandwiches, lentil soup, or edamame hummus.

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