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audio ri·ñón

m.
  1. anatomy kidney
  2. figurative (centro) heart
    en el riñón de la provincia in the heart of the province
  3. mining, mineralogy nodule

Idioms:
costar un riñón
figurative, colloquial to cost a fortune
pegarse al riñón
figurative, colloquial to be very nutritious
riñones
loins, lower back
tener el riñón bien cubierto
colloquial to be well off or be rich
tener riñones
colloquial to be brave, have guts
Inflected Forms: riñones - masc

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