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Morrish Bible Dictionary
adashim. The small seeds of different kinds of vetch used for food. The Arabic name is Adas. When ground, the meal can be made into a palatable red pottage. Genesis 25:34; 2 Samuel 23:11 . Lentils formed part of the provisions furnished to David and his followers on the revolt of Absalom. 2 Samuel 17:28 . They were also used in a time of scarcity, and among the poor, as an ingredient of their bread. Ezekiel 4:9 . The Ervum lens is cultivated in Palestine.
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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Lentils'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/l/lentils.html. 1897.