lentil lentil  /ˈlɛn təl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) round flat seed of the lentil plant used for food
  2. (n) the fruit or seed of a lentil plant
  3. (n) 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

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Usage(s):

  1. In his tasty menu, liver pate gives way to lentil pate, steak is replaced by tofu cutlet and a banana-and-ice-cream dessert is made with rice milk instead of cow's milk.
  2. Thus, most Indian restaurants offer tandoori chicken, lamb tikka and butter chickena popular curryalong with nan, lentil dishes and cottage cheese preparations for vegetarians.
  3. But mothers often withhold the protein-rich lentil dal from their babies because they believe it upsets young stomachs.

News

  1. Public invited to sample Lowell Elementary school lunch

    Parents might have heard of lentil salads grown from school gardens and breakfast bars made from locally grown squash being served in school kitchens.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Missoulian

  2. Lowell Elementary fundraiser touts locally grown, produced school meals

    Parents might have heard of lentil salads grown from school gardens and breakfast bars made from locally grown squash being served in school kitchens.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Ravalli Republic

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Quotes

  1. "They have this lentil salad on the train, and it happened almost immediately after that," recalled Cox, who is not sure what caused the "indescribably terrifying" attack.
    on May 15, 2009 By: Ana Marie Cox Source: U.S. News & World Report

  2. "They should have gone for the lentil dal, it was amazing," Seymour said of his bandmates.
    on Sep 10, 2007 By: Nick Seymour Source: Winnipeg Sun

  3. "I think the current pyramid stinks. There's no distinction between a cheeseburger and lentil soup," said Michael Jacobson, executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, one of several consumer groups and food lobbying...
    on Aug 12, 2004 By: Michael Jacobson Source: San Francisco Chronicle

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