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organ

noun uk   /ˈɔː.ɡən/  us   /ˈɔːr-/

organ noun (BODY PART)

C1 [C] a part of the body of an animal or plant that performs a particular job: an external/internal/reproductive organ an organ donor/transplant
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organ noun (INSTRUMENT)

C2 [C] a musical instrument with a keyboard in which sound is produced by air being forced through pipes of different sizes and lengths when you press the keys with your hands or feet, or in which sound is produced electronically: Electronic organs are much smaller and cheaper than pipe organs.

organ noun (NEWSPAPER)

the organ of sth formal a newspaper or broadcasting station produced by a particular organization and giving only the opinions of that organization: The newspaper Pravda was the official organ of the Communist Party in the Soviet Union.
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