adjective. (of a leaf or bean shape) resembling the shape of kidney.
- ''[[ren]]es'' "kidneys", and ''[[-form]]'' (Latin)
Example sentences of the word reniform
1. Verb, base form
Spatulate resembles an inverted pear, and reniform a mushroom head.
Water lily leaves are generally reniform, with entire margins.
3. Noun, singular or mass
Kidney-shaped, or reniform, pools, on the other hand, combine the curves of a circular pool with the elongated shape of a rectangular pool.