Origin of lenticular
Examples from the Web for lenticular
Shell subcircular, lenticular, about as long as broad, strongly compressed.
The crystalline lens is a small body of a crystalline appearance and lenticular shape, whence its name.Popular Technology; Volume 2|Edward Hazen
The ore lies in lenticular and tabular masses, ranging in thickness from one to more than fifty feet.The History of Cuba, vol. 5|Willis Fletcher Johnson
It is a lenticular plaque of rock crystal, 4½ inches in diameter, engraved in intaglio, with the history of Susanna.Jewellery|H. Clifford Smith,
Sometimes the inner medullary shell is spherical, the outer ellipsoidal or lenticular.
British Dictionary definitions for lenticular
Word Origin for lenticular
Word Origin and History for lenticular
early 15c., from Late Latin lenticularis, from lenticula "a small lentil," diminutive of lens "lentil" (see lentil). Related: Lenticularity.