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Date: 1300-1400
Origin: Perhaps from Old English cwith 'abdomen, womb' + æg 'egg'

kidney

noun
     
kidney
Related topics: Food Dish, Biology, Human
kid‧ney S3
1 [countable]HB one of the two organs in your lower back that separate waste products from your blood and make urine:
a kidney transplant
2 [uncountable and countable]DFF one or more of these organs from an animal, used as food:
steak and kidney pie

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