lentoid


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lentoid

(ˈlɛntɔɪd)
adj
another word for lenticular1

len•toid

(ˈlɛn tɔɪd)

adj.
1. having the shape of a biconvex lens.
n.
2. a lentoid body.
[1875–80; < Latin lent-, s. of lēns lentil (see lens)]
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