electric organ


noun

(in certain fishes) an organ composed of electroplaques.

Origin of electric organ

First recorded in 1865–70
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British Dictionary definitions for electric organ

electric organ

noun

music
  1. a pipe organ operated by electrical means
  2. another name for electronic organ
zoology a small group of modified muscle cells on the body of certain fishes, such as the electric eel, that gives an electric shock to any animal touching them

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