beluga lentil

noun

Definition of 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

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First Known Use of beluga lentil

1995, in the meaning defined above

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“Beluga lentil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beluga%20lentil. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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