lenticular

[ len-tik-yuh-ler ]
/ lɛnˈtɪk yə lər /

adjective

of or relating to a lens.
biconvex; convexo-convex.
resembling the seed of a lentil in form; lentil-shaped.

Origin of lenticular

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin lenticulāris lentillike, equivalent to lenticul(a) (see lenticle) + -āris -ar1

OTHER WORDS FROM lenticular

len·tic·u·lar·ly, adverbpost·len·tic·u·lar, adjectivesub·len·tic·u·lar, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lenticular

lenticular

lentiform (ˈlɛntɪˌfɔːm)

/ (lɛnˈtɪkjʊlə) /

adjective

Also: lentoid (ˈlɛntɔɪd) shaped like a biconvex lens
of or concerned with a lens or lenses
shaped like a lentil seed
of or relating to a galaxy with a large central bulge, small disc, but no spiral arms, intermediate in shape between spiral and elliptical galaxies

Word Origin for lenticular

C17: from Latin lenticulāris like a lentil
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Medicine definitions for lenticular

lenticular
[ lĕn-tĭkyə-lər ]

adj.

Of or relating to a lens.
Shaped like a biconvex lens.
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