See also: Organe
Borrowed from Latin organum, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek ὄργανον (órganon, “organ, instrument, tool”). Doublet of orgue, an older borrowing.
organe m (plural organes)
- (anatomy) organ (any part of the body)
- organ (official publication)
- subsystem (of mechanical parts)
- body (of an organization), organ
- voice (clarification of this definition is needed)
- “organe”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
From Old French organe, orgene, from Latin organum (“implement; musical instrument”). Doublet of organum.
organe (plural organes)
- A device used to produce music; a musical instrument.
- (music) A keyboard instrument that produces sound by air moved through pipes; an organ.
- (music) A melody sung in counterpoint or descant; organum.
- A body part which performs a certain function; an organ.
- A tool.
- (general musical instrument): instrument; organum; simphane; symphonye
- (body part): organal; instrument
- (tool): instrument
- “organ(e, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-04-02.