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livernoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈlɪv·ər/
biology a ​largeorgan in the ​body that ​cleans the ​blood Liver is also this ​organ from an ​animal used as ​meat.
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livernoun [C or U]

uk   /ˈlɪv.ər/  us   //
B2 a ​largeorgan in the ​body that ​cleans the ​blood and ​produces bile , or this ​organ from an ​animal used as ​meat
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(Definition of liver from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “liver”
in Korean 간…
in Arabic كَبِد, كِبْدة…
in Malaysian hati…
in French foie…
in Russian печень, печенка, ливер…
in Chinese (Traditional) 肝,肝臟…
in Italian fegato…
in Turkish karaciğer, (hayvan) ciğer…
in Polish wątroba, wątróbka…
in Spanish hígado, paté de hígado…
in Vietnamese gan, bộ gan…
in Portuguese fígado…
in Thai ตับ…
in German die Leber…
in Catalan fetge…
in Japanese 肝臓, (食用の)レバー…
in Chinese (Simplified) 肝,肝脏…
in Indonesian hati…
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