Meaning of “lentil” in the English Dictionary

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"lentil" in British English

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lentilnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈlen.təl/ us /ˈlen.t̬əl/

a very small dried bean 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

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lentilnoun [ C ]

us /ˈlen·təl/

a small, round, flat seed, cooked and eaten in soups and other dishes

(Definition of “lentil” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)