- one of the pipes of a pipe organ.
- something resembling such a pipe.
Origin of organ pipe
late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75
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Examples from the Web for organ pipe
The larynx, in the production of sound, may be compared to an organ-pipe.The Child-Voice in Singing
Francis E. Howard
They stand in yards, which are enclosed by fences of organ-pipe cactus.In Indian Mexico (1908)
Not so neither, my organ-pipe squeaks this morning for want of liquoring.
Because of the appearance of the skeleton certain corals have received common names, as the organ-pipe coral, brain coral, etc.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition
Vernon L. Kellogg
Tubipora, the organ-pipe coral, has green polyps emanating from its red tubes.The Sea-beach at Ebb-tide
Augusta Foote Arnold