lentil

Definitions of lentil
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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

Synonyms:
Lens culinaris, lentil plant
Type of:
legume, leguminous plant
an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae

n the fruit or seed of a lentil plant

Type of:
legume
the fruit or seed of any of various bean or pea plants consisting of a case that splits along both sides when ripe and having the seeds attach to one side of the case

n round flat seed of the lentil plant used for food

Type of:
legume
the seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils)

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