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Reni

[re-nee] /ˈrɛ ni/
noun
1.
Guido
[gwee-daw] /ˈgwi dɔ/ (Show IPA),
1575–1642, Italian painter.

reni-

1.
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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  • Reni and Ramatoa retired to a dark recess in the cave, and mingled their tears and prayers together.

    The Fugitives R.M. Ballantyne
  • “You are young to give such comfort,” returned Reni, with a sad smile.

    The Fugitives R.M. Ballantyne
  • Cujus ossa in Reni fluminis insula, ubi in Oceanum prorumpit, reservata sunt et de longinquo venientibus pro miraculo ostenduntur.

    Beowulf R. W. Chambers
  • The letter is dated Reni, where she had gone for a few days.

    Elsie Inglis Eva Shaw McLaren
  • Reni, Plate 82, represents the daughter of Herodius bearing John's head to her mother.

    The Great Painters' Gospel Henry Turner Bailey
  • Reni and Ramatoa, who had pressed forward, looked surprised, for their friend did not speak like a man who had bad news to tell.

    The Fugitives R.M. Ballantyne
  • But several pictures which he had conducted in his third manner, previous to Reni's death, fully confute such an opinion.

  • Lodovico cherished him, and frequently painted him as an angel, for the youthful Reni was extremely handsome.

  • On another occasion Lodovico, consulted as umpire, lowered a price which Reni asked for an early picture.

  • The chtelaine of Reni had left a boy of four years, and the Lady Elsa a girl baby at the cost of her life.

British Dictionary definitions for Reni

Reni

/Italian ˈrɛːni/
noun
1.
Guido (ˈɡwiːdo). 1575–1642, Italian baroque painter and engraver

reni-

combining form
1.
kidney or kidneys: reniform
Word Origin
from Latin rēnēs
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