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Noun: lentil  len-tul
  1. Round flat seed of the lentil plant used for food
  2. The fruit or seed of a lentil plant
  3. 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
    - lentil plant, Lens culinaris

Derived forms: lentils

Type of: legume, leguminous plant

Encyclopedia: Lentil