a plant, Lens culinaris, of the legume family, having flattened, biconvex seeds used as food.
the seed itself.
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How to use lentil in a sentence
“Liked the lentils … old-school graphics,” Ace Copy Editor Doug Norwood told me charitably about the reverse-crossword grid in Style Invitational Week 1446.Style Conversational Week 1446: Lentils entertain you | Pat Myers | July 22, 2021 | Washington Post
I started learning to cook right out of college, when I lived in a group house with other young people who were always semi-broke, so we ate a lot of beans, lentils, rice, potatoes, and noodles.
It’s giving me plenty of motivation to finally work through the once-toddler-size bag of lentils in my cupboard.Sick of Those Panic-Bought Beans? Try Sprouting Them | Aliza Abarbanel | April 15, 2021 | Eater
James Park, Eater social media managerTo be honest, I’ve never been a huge fan of lentil soup.
James Park, Eater social media managerTo be honest I’ve never been a huge fan of lentil soup.
Tonight's dinner--lentil soup with ham--went in the slow cooker before work this morning.
We have a rotating list of soups that we serve at François Payard Bakery, but my current favorite is the lentil.
If you can find it, opt for a soup with a legume base like lentil or black bean.
Depending upon how much lamb is included, the stew can be lentil with lamb or lamb with lentils.What to Eat: One-Pot Meals for a Busy Holiday Season | Cookstr.com | December 15, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
lentil and Feta Cheese Salad by Nava Atlas and Fran Bigelow A few bites to transport you to the Mediterranean.
The radio was blurting either soap operas, hill-billy music, or lentil-mouthed commentators.Cue for Quiet | Thomas L. Sherred
What are then the objections to the point as illustrated in bean, coffee-berry, seed, and wooden lentil?Froebel's Gifts | Kate Douglas Wiggin
Within the cups lentil-shaped bodies are attached to the base and sides by elastic cords.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses | Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
Some of these vesicles were the size of a lentil, and others as small as a millet-seed.Buffon's Natural History, Volume III (of 10) | Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
At some distance from this glandular body there was a small one of the same kind, about the size of a lentil.Buffon's Natural History, Volume III (of 10) | Georges Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
British Dictionary definitions for lentil
a small annual leguminous plant, Lens culinaris, of the Mediterranean region and W Asia, having edible brownish convex seeds
any of the seeds of this plant, which are cooked and eaten as a vegetable, in soups, etc
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