noun, plural or·ga·na [awr-guh-nuh] /ˈɔr gə nə/, or·ga·nons.
Origin of organon
noun, plural or·ga·na [awr-guh-nuh] /ˈɔr gə nə/, or·ga·nums.
- the doubling, or simultaneous singing, of a melody at an interval of either a fourth, a fifth, or an octave.
- the second part in such singing.
Origin of organum
Examples from the Web for organa
Historical Examples of organa
We had passed the night at the hotel of the Libertad at Organa, where we both slept well enough.Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories
Henry Seton Merriman
Again, I find exploited to the medical profession, through its own organa, a "sure cure for dropsy."The Great American Fraud
Samuel Hopkins Adams
Vasa sunt, says Augustine of human troublers, alius utitur; organa sunt, alius tangit.The Expositor's Bible: Ephesians
G. G. Findlay