beluga lentil


: a small, black lentil seed
My favorite is his hoisin lamb with beluga lentils.Peter S. Greenberg, Los Angeles Magazine, May 1998
… Dungeness crab tinged with lemon pepper and blended with beluga lentils and a dash of white truffle oil …John Mariani, Wine Spectator, 15 June 2005

Word History

First Known Use

1995, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of beluga lentil was in 1995

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“Beluga lentil.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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