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lentiform

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj lentiform convex on both sides; shaped like a lentil
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Lentiform lĕn"tĭ*fôrm Lenticular.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • lentiform Having the form of a lens; lenticular: as, the lentiform nucleus of the striate body of the brain.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. lens, lentis, lentil + -form,: cf. F. lentiforme,

Usage

In literature:

The plants of this species are attractive in appearance, usually hemispherical, or lentiform in shape, with cylindrical stem-like base.
"Student's Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous" by Thomas Taylor
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