Definition of ORGAN

noun : ORGAN

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a fully differentiated structural and functional unit in an animal that is specialized for some particular function ;

  • 2. (

    ) a government agency or instrument devoted to the performance of some specific function; "The Census Bureau is an organ of the Commerce Department" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a periodical that is published by a special interest group; "the organ of the communist party" ;

  • 5. (

    ) wind instrument whose sound is produced by means of pipes arranged in sets supplied with air from a bellows and controlled from a large complex musical keyboard ;

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