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Definition of kidney noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    kidney

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈkɪdni//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪdni//
     
    Internal anatomy
     
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  1. 1 [countable] either of the two organs in the body that remove waste products from the blood and produce urine a kidney infection See related entries: Internal anatomy
  2. 2 [uncountable, countable] the kidneys of some animals that are cooked and eaten steak and kidney pie
  3. Word Origin Middle English: of obscure origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: kidney