lentil Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “lentil” in the English Dictionary

"lentil" in British English

See all translations

lentilnoun [C]

uk   /ˈlen.təl/  us   /-t̬əl/
a very ​smalldriedbean that is ​cooked and ​eaten: lentil ​soup red/​green/​brown lentils
(Definition of lentil from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lentil" in American English

See all translations

lentilnoun [C]

 us   /ˈlen·təl/
a ​small, round, ​flatseed, ​cooked and ​eaten in ​soups and other ​dishes
(Definition of lentil from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lentil”
in Korean 렌틸, 콩…
in Arabic عَدْس…
in Malaysian lentil…
in French lentille…
in Russian чечевица…
in Chinese (Traditional) 小扁豆,兵豆…
in Italian lenticchia…
in Turkish mercimek…
in Polish soczewica…
in Spanish lenteja…
in Vietnamese cây đậu lãng…
in Portuguese lentilha…
in Thai พืชตระกูลถั่วชนิดหนึ่ง…
in German die Linse…
in Catalan llentia…
in Japanese レンズ豆…
in Chinese (Simplified) 小扁豆,兵豆…
in Indonesian biji kacang-kacangan…
What is the pronunciation of lentil?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

carnival

(a special occasion or period of) public enjoyment and entertainment involving wearing unusual clothes, dancing, and eating and drinking, usually held in the streets of a city

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More