Definition of Lentil plant

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Lens Culinaris, Lentil
Terms within: Lentil, Lentil
Generic synonyms: Legume, Leguminous Plant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lentil Plant

lenticulostriate arteries
lenticulothalamic
lenticulus
lentiform
lentiform bone
lentiform nucleus
lentigines
lentiginose
lentiginosis
lentiginous
lentigo
lentigo maligna
lentigos
lentil
lentil plant (current term)
lentil soup
lentils
lentinan
lentinans
lentisk
lentisks
lentissimo
lentitude
lentivector
lentiviral
lentivirally
lentivirus
lentivirus infections
lentiviruses

Literary usage of Lentil plant

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1. A Knowledge of Living Things: With the Laws of Their Existence by Agrippa Nelson Bell (1860)
"The simplest instrument used for this purpose is a double convex glass shaped like the bean of a lentil plant, arid hence, the name of lens, ..."

2. Monthly Consular and Trade Reports by United States Bureau of Manufactures (1894)
"The lentil plant is slender and branching, with the leaves terminated by tendrils, and grows from 12 to 18 inches high. It bears small pea-like flowers, ..."

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