Definition of lenticula
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1.
LNS
lenticula, lenticulae
2. lens
noun (f., 1st declension)
  1. a lentil
  2. The shape of a lentil, lentilshape
  3. A vessel shaped like a lentil
  4. A freckly eruption, freckles
Abbreviations
lenticula, ae, f. dim. 2. lens, a lentil. Lit.: faba vel lenticula, Cels. 2, 18: hoc mense lenticulam seres, Pall. 3, 4.

— Transf. The shape of a lentil, lentilshape, Plin. 37, 12, 75, § 196.

— A vessel shaped like a lentil: vasa fictilia (quas a similitudine lenticulas vocant), Cels. 2, 17, § 25; cf. Isid. Orig. 20, 7, 4; Vulg. 1 Reg. 10, 1.

— A freckly eruption, freckles, Plin. 26, 1, 5, § 7: lenticulam tollunt galbanum et nitrum, Cels. 6, 5; cf. lentigo.
 
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