electric organ


Definition of electric organ

: a specialized tract of tissue (as in the electric eel) in which electricity is generated

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Davis mostly abandoned the trumpet on this date for electric organ, leaving plenty of space for Lucas to lean on those insistent, droning motifs. Morgan Enos, Billboard, "Reggie Lucas Dead at 65: 11 of His Essential Cuts as a Jazz Sideman," 21 May 2018 But the room that elicits the most laughter is the Where’s Wallflower Room, with walls, a couch and an electric organ covered with your Aunt Ethel’s favorite flowered fabric. Richard A. Marini, San Antonio Express-News, "San Antonio’s new Instagram-star background is a shop on the North Side," 15 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of electric organ

1773, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of electric organ was in 1773

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Medical Definition of electric organ

: a specialized tract of tissue (as in the electric eel) in which electricity is generated

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