[ re-nee ]
/ ˈrɛ ni /
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Gui·do [gwee-daw], /ˈgwi dɔ/, 1575–1642, Italian painter.
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Other definitions for Reni (2 of 2)
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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How to use Reni in a sentence
Cujus ossa in Reni fluminis insula, ubi in Oceanum prorumpit, reservata sunt et de longinquo venientibus pro miraculo ostenduntur.Beowulf|R. W. Chambers
Jules Reni for whom Julesburg was named, was one of his first victims.The Awakening of the Desert|Julius C. Birge
We must picture him for ourselves, and this, thanks to Guido Reni, we may easily do.Joan of Arc|Laura E. Richards
Guido Reni treasured it, but, as treasures do disappear, it vanished.The Browning Cyclopdia|Edward Berdoe
Berdoe says that the volume owned by Guido Reni was a collection of a hundred drawings by Raphael.Browning's Shorter Poems|Robert Browning
British Dictionary definitions for Reni (1 of 2)
/ (Italian ˈrɛːni) /
Guido (ˈɡwiːdo). 1575–1642, Italian baroque painter and engraver
British Dictionary definitions for Reni (2 of 2)
kidney or kidneysreniform
Word Origin for reni-
from Latin rēnēs
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