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len·til

 (lĕn′təl)
n.
1. A leguminous plant (Lens culinaris) native to southwest Asia, having flat pods containing lens-shaped, edible seeds.
2. The round, flattened seed of this plant.

[Middle English, from Old French lentille, from Vulgar Latin *lentīcula, from Latin lenticula, diminutive of lēns, lent-, lentil.]

lentil

(ˈlɛntɪl)
n
1. (Plants) a small annual leguminous plant, Lens culinaris, of the Mediterranean region and W Asia, having edible brownish convex seeds
2. (Plants) any of the seeds of this plant, which are cooked and eaten as a vegetable, in soups, etc
[C13: from Old French lentille, from Latin lenticula, diminutive of lēns lentil]

len•til

(ˈlɛn tɪl, -tl)

n.
1. a plant, Lens culinaris, of the legume family, having flattened, biconvex seeds used as food.
2. the seed itself.
[1200–50; < Old French lentille < Vulgar Latin *lentīcula for Latin lenticula. See lenticel]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lentil - round flat seed of the lentil plant used for foodlentil - round flat seed of the lentil plant used for food
legume - the seedpod of a leguminous plant (such as peas or beans or lentils)
Lens culinaris, lentil plant, lentil - 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
2.lentil - the fruit or seed of a lentil plant
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
Lens culinaris, lentil plant, lentil - 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
3.lentil - 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 fodderlentil - 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 - round flat seed of the lentil plant used for food
legume, leguminous plant - an erect or climbing bean or pea plant of the family Leguminosae
lentil - the fruit or seed of a lentil plant
Translations
نبات العَدَس، حب العَدَس
čočka
linse
lencse
linsubaun
lēca
šošovica
leča
lins

lentil

[ˈlentl]
A. Nlenteja f
B. CPD lentil soup Nsopa f de lentejas

lentil

[ˈlɛntɪl] nlentille f

lentil

nLinse f; lentil soupLinsensuppe f

lentil

[ˈlɛntl] nlenticchia

lentil

(ˈlentil) noun
the small orange or green seed of a pod-bearing plant, used in soups etc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Similarly, imports of masoor (or lentil) more than doubled to Rs15bn.
The prices of pulses: Daal Gram (small) will be sold in the open market at Rs 88 per kg, Daal Ggram (big) Rs 90 per kg, Daal Moong (washed) Rs 62 per kg, Daal Moong (unwashed) Rs 70 per kg, Daal Mash (washed) imported Rs 102 per kg, Daal Mash (unwashed) imported Rs 85 per kg, Daal Masoor (big) imported Rs 64 per kg, Daal Masoor local Rs 120 per kg.
Masoor small Rs 3,600-3,700, bold Rs 3,650-3,800, Dal Masoor local Rs 3,800-4,300, best quality Rs 3,900-4,400, Malka local Rs 4,450-4,650, best Rs 4,550-4,750, Moth Rs 3,600-4,000, Arhar Rs 3,850, Dal Arhar Dara Rs 5,900-7,800.
PCA biplot showed that Masoor 2002, NL20-3-3, NL9775, NARC11-2 and ILL5888 under S0mM; Masoor 2002, NL9775, ILL5888 and ILL6024 under S50mM; Masoor 2002, NL0196, NL20-3-3, NL9775 under S100mM; Masoor 2002, Masoor 2009, NL9775, NL0196, NL0188 and NL20-3-3 under S150mM were tolerant.
During the current year also, procurement of Rabi Oilseeds and Pulses such as Mustard seeds, Sunflower seed, Gram, Masoor etc.
SAKHAKOT -- Constant efforts of District council Malakand Haji Peer Masoor Khan Ghazi and Peer Bashir Ahmad provided union council Kharki and union council Dargai with transformers of 50 KV, two to each council.
Barring gram and masoor, all major varieties of pulses- including tur, urad and moong- are being sold at prices above '100 per kg in the four metros due to lower production of key lentils during the last harvest, according to news agency PTI.
Three cultivars viz Punjab Masoor (PM)-2009, NIAB Masoor (NM)-2006 and NIAB Masoor (NM)-2002) were randomized in main plots and three levels of nitrogen (13, 19 and 25 kg ha-1) in sub plots.
4m) cash credit of Indian masoor processing company Triveni Industries.
Ingredients Set 1 ' tbsp Moong Dhal ' tbsp Masoor Dhal ' tbsp Channa Dhal ' tbsp Toor Dhal (Wash all the pulses and soak for 20 minutes in cold water) 2 cloves garlic, finely sliced Sprinkle of salt 1 green chilli 1 tsp red chilli powder ' tsp turmeric 1 ltr water Set 2 ' large ripe tomato, finely chopped ' tbsp finely chopped raw unripened mango Tempering 1 tbsp olive oil ' tsp chopped garlic - tsp Cumin seed - tsp whole coriander seed 2 sun dried chilli Pinch of asafoetida To garnish Sprinkle of finely chopped coriander and squeeze of lime Method Drain the lentils and put in to a heavy-based pot, add all the other ingredients from Set 1 and bring to the boil, skim the top and reduce the heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until the lentils soften.
Young quickie Keiron New, 3-65 off 11 overs, was the only bowler to enjoy success, while in reply Prestatyn dipped from 42-1 to 123-6 before being halted on 153, overseas pro Mohammed Masoor (7-35 off 18 overs) doing the damage.
The Holyfood range, available in selected grocers now, consists of authentic traditional recipes ranging from Karahi Gosht--a rich lamb curry from the Punjab, to Masoor Dal--a Red Lentil Dal meal (rsp: [pounds sterling]6.