Definition of lentoid in English:

lentoid

adjective

  • another term for lenticular (sense 1)
    • ‘This Minoan seal is lentoid, which describes its shape when viewed in profile.’
    • ‘Images of goats, birds, trees, and other plants decorate both sides of this lentoid flask.’
    • ‘Five hydrospire pores are also big, elliptical or thickly lentoid.’

Origin

Late 19th century: from Latin lens, lent- ‘lentil’ + -oid.

Pronunciation

lentoid

/ˈlɛntɔɪd/