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Definitions of organic:

part of speech: adjective

Pertaining to an organ.

part of speech: adjective

1. Relating to an organ. 2. Relating to an animal or vegetable organism. 3. Organized, structural.

Usage examples for organic:

  • But if we have insight, we view some connected whole of things, be this whole a landscape as an artist sees it, or as a wanderer surveys it from a mountain top, or be this whole an organic process as a student of the sciences of life aims to comprehend it, or a human character as an appreciative biographer tries to portray it. "The Sources Of Religious Insight", Josiah Royce
  • London, 1863. On our Knowledge of the Causes of Organic Phenomena; being Six Lectures to Working Men. "Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work", P. Chalmers Mitchell
  • Humanism makes no organic relations between man and the Eternal. "Preaching and Paganism", Albert Parker Fitch

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A resinous exudation from a shrub of Southern Europe, Cistus ladaniferus, and C. creticus, formerly employed as a stomachic and in the treatment of dysentery, and by fumigation in bronchitis. ...