- Gui·do [gwee-daw] /ˈgwi dɔ/, 1575–1642, Italian painter.
- a combining form meaning “kidney,” used in the formation of compound words: reniform.
Origin of reni-
< Latin rēni-, combining form of rēnēs kidneys
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Examples from the Web for reni
“You are young to give such comfort,” returned Reni, with a sad smile.
The letter is dated Reni, where she had gone for a few days.Elsie Inglis
Eva Shaw McLaren
Reni and Ramatoa retired to a dark recess in the cave, and mingled their tears and prayers together.
Reni and Ramatoa, who had pressed forward, looked surprised, for their friend did not speak like a man who had bad news to tell.
But several pictures which he had conducted in his third manner, previous to Reni's death, fully confute such an opinion.The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. V (of 6)
Luigi Antonio Lanzi
- Guido (ˈɡwiːdo). 1575–1642, Italian baroque painter and engraver
- kidney or kidneysreniform
from Latin rēnēs
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