órgano

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See also: organo, organò, and organo-

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed in this form from Latin organum, from Ancient Greek ὄργανον (órganon). Doublet of orgo.

Noun[edit]

órgano m (plural órganos)

  1. organ

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a borrowing or semi-learned term from Latin organum, from Ancient Greek ὄργανον (órganon). Compare the popular form found in place names like Boca de Huérgano.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈoɾɡano/, [ˈoɾ.ɣ̞a.no]

Noun[edit]

órgano m (plural órganos)

  1. (anatomy, biology) organ (a larger part of an organism)
  2. (music) organ (a musical instrument made of multiple pipes)
  3. organ, bulletin (an official publication of an organization)
  4. (law) body, authority, agency
  5. means; medium (of communication, etc.)
  6. (Mexico) a general term for certain types of cactus

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