- the kidneys, or the region of the kidneys
- the loins, thought of as the seat of the emotions and affections
- the emotions and affections
Origin of reinsMiddle English reines from Old French reins from Classical Latin renes, plural of ren, kidney
- The kidneys, loins, or lower back.
- The seat of the affections and passions.
Origin of reinsMiddle English from Old French from Latin rēnēs
- plural form of rein
- third-person singular simple present indicative form of rein