organ /ˈoɚgən/ noun
plural organs
plural organs
Learner's definition of ORGAN
: a part of the body (such as the heart or liver) that has a particular function
see also sense organ
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
called also pipe organ
see picture at keyboard
: an electronic musical instrument that has a keyboard and makes sounds like those of an organ see also barrel organ, mouth organ
formal : a group or organization that has a special function within a larger organization
formal : a newspaper, magazine, etc., that is published by a particular group and that gives the news and opinions of that group
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