lenticular

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From Latin lenticulāris (lentil-shaped), from lēns (a lentil).

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lenticular (comparative more lenticular, superlative most lenticular)

  1. Of or pertaining to a lens.
  2. Shaped like a biconvex lens.
    • 1992, Rudolf M. Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, page 5
      The sporophyte foot is also characteristic: it is very broad and more or less lenticular or disciform, as broad or broader than the calyptra stalk []
  3. Relating to a lenticular image.

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Noun[edit]

lenticular (plural lenticulars)

  1. A lenticular image.
  2. A lenticular galaxy.

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