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9 entries found for organ.
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Main Entry: or·gan
Pronunciation: primarystressodotr-gschwan
Function: noun
1 a : a keyboard musical instrument in which sets of pipes are sounded by compressed air b : an electronic keyboard musical instrument by which sounds like those of an organ are made
2 : a part (as a kidney or leaf) of a person, plant, or animal that consists of cells and tissues and is specialized to do a particular task -- compare SYSTEM 1b
3 : a way of getting something done <courts are organs of government>
4 : a publication (as a newspaper or magazine) of a special group

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