Definitions

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  • adj. Having the form of a lens; lens-shaped.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having the form of a lens; lens-shaped.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the form of a lentil or a double-convex lens; lens-shaped.

Etymologies

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lens +‎ -oid

Examples

  • His characteristic bulging eyes are half concealed by heavy eyelids, whereas the lentoid-shaped pupils, an innovation of his reign, make them gaze upward as if in deep contemplation, perfectly fitting to an emperor who was more of a philosopher than of a soldier, although he had to spend most of his life fighting Germans along the Austrian Danube, where in A.D. 180, he eventually died in nearby Carnuntum.

    The Antonine Dynastic Gallery at Sagalassos

  • (f) Part of the design from a lentoid gem from the Idæan Cave, now in the Candia Museum (after Evans, Fig. 25).

    The Evolution of the Dragon

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