from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the shape or form of a kidney; reniform

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (of a leaf or bean shape) resembling the shape of kidney


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  • For a while she and Shirin had splashed around in the tiny, kidney-shaped pool behind the Sumer Land, no bigger than a truck bed.

    Day of Honey

  • A muted television tuned to Fox News flashed overhead, as it often does, and Noory sat at a cluttered kidney-shaped table, two serious-looking microphones before him.

    The Listener

  • Nathaniel poured two short glasses of Scotch, slid one across the kidney-shaped glass table, and motioned with his hand for Forcas to rise and sit on one of the art deco, black leather chairs.

    Surrender the Dark

  • He watched one beauty snort her brains out along a kidney-shaped glass table, then lick the tiny coke crumbs left behind.

    Surrender the Dark

  • The cars in the BMW i line will contain some of the signature design traits of current BMWs, such as the kidney-shaped grille, albeit tweaked to reflect the car's technology, said Adrian van Hooydonk , BMW's head of design.

    BMW Unveils 'i' Sub-Brand

  • My ideal reading space is a cirular shaped room with book shelves custom made to fit, a view of the ocean from huge windows, a large, kidney-shaped burgundy couch with wide arms for resting your legs on and a pink fluffy blanket draped over the couch incase it gets cool.

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  • Two years into my dialysis treatments, the woman who tends me began draining my blood into a small, kidney-shaped pan, walking it carefully down several flights of stairs to the hospital's cafeteria, and placing it in the microwave.


  • Several of these little houses were arranged around a fountain, courtyard, and kidney-shaped pool.


  • Charisse immediately zeroed in on the kidney-shaped in-ground swimming pool at the center of the expansive yard.

    Who Said It Would Be Easy

  • A small ad offering for sale a "kidney-shaped swimming poo" sticks in the mind.

    Bugles Still Blow on Britain's Sad Shire


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