organ
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈɔɹ.ɡən/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈɔː.ɡən/

Noun

organ (plural organs)

  1. A larger part of an organism, composed of tissues that perform similar functions.
  2. (by extension) A body of an organization dedicated to the performing of certain functions.
  3. (musical instruments) A musical instrument that has multiple pipes which play when a key is pressed (the pipe organ), or an electronic instrument designed to replicate such.
  4. An official magazine, newsletter, or similar publication of an organization.
  5. Short for organ pipe cactus#English|organ pipe cactus.
  6. (slang) The penis.
Related terms Translations Translations Translations Translations
  • German: Organ
  • Italian: organo
  • Portuguese: publicação oficial
  • Russian: о́рган
  • Spanish: publicación oficial
Translations
Verb

organ (organs, present participle organing; past and past participle organed)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To supply with an organ or organs; to fit with organs.
    • Thou art elemented and organed for other apprehensions.



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