Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling a kidney or some aspect of one.

Etymologies

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kidney +‎ -like

Examples

  • Senior politicians were impressed by his argument that wetlands are a cost-effective form of flood control, while swamps have a kidneylike function in cleansing polluted waterways and processing toxic waste.

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