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"lentil" in British English

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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)

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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…
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