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origanum definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: any of various fragrant aromatic herbs of the genus Origanum used as seasonings

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English, from Latin, wild marjoram, from Greek origanon Date: 14th century any of several aromatic mints (especially genus Origanum) used as seasonings; especially oregano 1

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Origan Or"i*gan, Origanum O*rig"a*num, n. [L. origanum, Gr. ?, ?, prob. fr. 'o`ros, mountain + ? brightness, beauty. Cf. Organy.] (Bot.) A genus of aromatic labiate plants, including the sweet marjoram (O. Marjorana) and the wild marjoram (O. vulgare). --Spenser.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Marjoram Mar"jo*ram, n. [OE. majoran, F. marjolaine, LL. marjoraca, fr. L. amaracus, amaracum, Gr. ?, ?.] (Bot.) A genus of mintlike plants (Origanum) comprising about twenty-five species. The sweet marjoram (O. Majorana) is pecularly aromatic and fragrant, and much used in cookery. The wild marjoram of Europe and America is O. vulgare, far less fragrant than the other.




 


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