Definition of organ
- the eyes and related structures that make up the visual organs
- the various organs of government
the legislative organ of our government
that newspaper is intended as an organ for the whole university community
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: a part of the body (such as the heart or liver) that has a particular function
—used as a polite way of saying penis
: a musical instrument that has a keyboard and pipes of different lengths and that makes sound by pushing air through the pipes
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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