See also: Organe

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Noun

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organe

  1. plural of orgaan

French

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Latin organum, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek ὄργανον (órganon, organ, instrument, tool). Doublet of orgue, an older borrowing.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ɔʁ.ɡan/
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Noun

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organe m (plural organes)

  1. (anatomy) organ (any part of the body)
  2. organ (official publication)
  3. subsystem (of mechanical parts)
  4. body (of an organization), organ
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Middle English

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Old French organe, orgene, from Latin organum (implement; musical instrument). Doublet of organum.

Noun

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organe (plural organes)

  1. A device used to produce music; a musical instrument.
  2. (music) A keyboard instrument that produces sound by air moved through pipes; an organ.
  3. (music) A melody sung in counterpoint or descant; organum.
  4. A body part which performs a certain function; an organ.
  5. A tool.

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Descendants

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  • English: organ
    • Korean: 오르간 (oreugan)
    • Maori: ōkana
    • Vietnamese: oóc-gan
  • Scots: organ

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