(anatomy) The transparent crystalline structure in the eye.. (biology) A genus of the legume family; its bean.. (by extension, figuratively) A way of looking, literally or figuratively, at something.. (earth science) A body of rock, ice, or water shaped like a convex lens.. (geometry) A convex shape bounded by two circular arcs, joined at their endpoints, the corresponding concave shape [...]
Old French (fro)
Lentil (plant). Lentil (vegetable).
Any of several plants of the genus Lens, especially Lens culinaris, from southwest Asia, that have edible, lens-shaped seeds within flattened pods.. The seed of these plants, used as food.
(countable) A piece of such material.. (countable) An unsteady motion back and forth.. (uncountable) The process of making woven material on a loom.