HyperDic: lentil

English > 3 senses of the word lentil:
NOUNfoodlentilround flat seed of the lentil plant used for food
plantlentilthe fruit or seed of a lentil plant
plantlentil, lentil plant, Lens culinariswidely 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 > pronunciation
Soundsleh'ntahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > lentil: 3 senses > noun 1, food
Meaninground flat seed of the lentil plant used for food.
Part oflentil, lentil plant, Lens culinarisWidely 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
BroaderlegumeThe seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils)
Spanishlenteja
Catalanllentia, llentilla
English > lentil: 3 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningThe fruit or seed of a lentil plant.
Part oflentil, lentil plant, Lens culinarisWidely 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
BroaderlegumeThe 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
Spanishlenteja
English > lentil: 3 senses > noun 3, plant
MeaningWidely 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.
Synonymslentil plant, Lens culinaris
Partslentilround flat seed of the lentil plant used for food
lentilThe fruit or seed of a lentil plant
Broaderlegume, leguminous plantAn erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
Spanishlens culinaris, lenteja
Catalanlens culinaris, llentia, llentilla

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