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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.
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These 19 items would be availabe in the bazaars at the following rates; potato Rs 12 per kg, onion Rs 13 per kg, tomato Rs 21 per kg, ladyfinger Rs 107 per kg, bitter gourd Rs 59 per kg, kaddu Rs 57 kg, ginger china 187 per kg, garlic china Rs 217 per kg, lemon desi Rs 149 per kg, dates irani Rs 175 per kg, banana Rs 107 per kg, apple turki Rs 305 per kg, gram pulse Rs 93 per kg, masoor pulse Rs 90 per kg, mash pulse Rs 130 per kg, masoor whole Rs 77 per kg, gram white Rs 92 per kg, basin Rs 96 per kg and rice new Rs 106 per kg.
The government, however, claims providing a subsidy on another 12 items - potato, ladies finger (bhindi), ridge gourd (tori), bitter gourds (karailay), butternut squash (kadu), Chinese ginger, garlic, banana, apple (Turkish) and pulses masoor or split red lentil, maash or black gram, sabit masoor or brown lentil and white grams.
Daal Chana Rs 95 and 93, Daal Masoor (Moti) Rs 86, Daal Masoor (Bareek) Rs 100 per kg.
Sunday that recommended varieties include Masoor 93, Nayyab
The top few items that witnessed decrease in prices on year-on-year basis included garlic (35.24%), pulse mash (26.18%), potatoes (21.98%), pulse masoor (12.57%), pulse moong (10.48%), pulse masoor whole (9.73%), pulse gram (8.71%), gram whole black (7.01%), and sugar (1.37%).
Among these selected items, 11 items viz Potato, Onion, Tomato, Ladyfinger, Bitter gourd, Squash (Kaddu), Masoor Whole, Dal Masoor, Dal Mash, White Channa and Rice is being provided at whole sale rates and other 6 items viz.
110, Dal Moong whole Rs.90, Dal Masoor imported Rs.95, Dal Masoor second quality Rs.75, Dal Masoor whole Rs.90, Dal Chana first quality Rs.115, Dal Chana second quality Rs.100, Chana 16mm Rs.220 per kilo, Chana white Rs.155, Chana black Rs.100, Basin Taj wala Rs.135, Super Kernal Rice new first quality Rs.140, Super Kernal Rice old first quality Rs.140, Super Kernal Rice broken Rs.80, Irri No 6 Rice Rs.30, Indian Cella Rice Kainat old Rs.140, Red Chilli longi whole Rs.260, Red Chilli grind Rs.280, Dhania whole Rs.190, Dhania grind Rs.200 per kilo, Black pepper whole Rs.750, Black pepper grind Rs.900, Beef Rs.350 per kilo, meat Rs.600, Milk Rs.90, Curd Rs.120, Ice Rs.3, Fish Kirra above 2 kilo size Rs.350 and price of Fish Thela was fixed at Rs.300 per kilo.
gram (chickpea), mash, moong and masoor. The federal government seems to be waking up to rising imports of pulses, which surged by more than 60 % to Rs100 billion during the previous fiscal year.
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 financial year just ended, it has achieved procurement of more than 8.76 Lakh MTs of Pulses (Gram 0.20 Lakh MTs, Masoor 0.03 Lakh MTs, Moong 1.29 Lakh MTs, Urad 0.59 MTs and Toor 6.65 Lakh MTs) and more than 2.20 Lakh MTs of Groundnut, Copra and other oilseeds and benefitted the farming community at large by providing them remunerative price for their produce and helping the country in creating buffer stocks and stabilizing the prices of Pulses and Oilseeds.
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.