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Definitions of organ:

part of speech: noun

An instrument or means by which anything is done: that by which a natural operation is carried on: a musical instrument with pipes, bellows, and keys: the medium of communication.

part of speech: noun

A part of the living body by which some action, operation, or function is carried on; an instrument or means of communication, as of a political party- generally said of a newspaper; in bot., any defined subordinate part of the vegetable structure, external or internal, as a cell, a fibre, a leaf, a root, & c.; a well- known wind musical instr.

part of speech: noun

A part of an animal or vegetable, fitted to do some special duty; as, the organ of sight; a means of making known opinions or news, as a newspaper; a means by which an action is performed; as, courts are the organs of justice; a large musical wind- instrument with pipes, sounded by compressed air from bellows, and played upon by keys; a smaller instrument of the same class, operated by pedals or a crank.

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To submit to the rule or authority of; as, to obey the commandments; comply with the orders or instructions of; as, to obey parents; to respond to direction or control of; as, a horse obeys the rein. ...

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