browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
kidney

more about kidney

kidney


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kidney  \Kid"ney\,  n.;  pl  {Kidneys}.  [OE.  kidnei,  kidnere  from 
  Icel.  koi?r  belly,  womb  (akin  to  Goth.  gipus,  AS  cwip  womb) 
  +  OE  nere  kidney;  akin  to  D.  nier,  G.  niere,  OHG.  nioro, 
  Icel.  n?ra,  Dan.  nyre,  Sw  njure  and  probably  to  Gr  (?)  Cf 
  {Kite}  belly.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  kidney 
  n  :  secretes  and  discharges  urine  to  the  bladder 




more about kidney