Kidney-form
Kidney-form Kid"ney-form`, Kidney-shaped Kid"ney-shaped`, a. Having the form or shape of a kidney; reniform; as, a kidney-shaped leaf; a kidney-shaped swimming pool. --Gray. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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  • Kidney-shaped — Kidney form Kid ney form , Kidney shaped Kid ney shaped , a. Having the form or shape of a kidney; reniform; as, a kidney shaped leaf; a kidney shaped swimming pool. Gray. [1913 Webster +PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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