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o·reg·a·no

 (ə-rĕg′ə-nō′, ô-rĕg′-)
n.
1. A perennial Eurasian herb (Origanum vulgare) in the mint family, having aromatic leaves. Also called wild marjoram.
2. The leaves of this plant used as a seasoning.

[Spanish orégano, wild marjoram, from Latin orīganum, from Greek orīganon.]

oregano

(ˌɒrɪˈɡɑːnəʊ)
n
1. (Plants) a Mediterranean variety of wild marjoram (Origanum vulgare), with pungent leaves
2. (Cookery) the dried powdered leaves of this plant, used to season food
[C18: American Spanish, from Spanish, from Latin orīganum, from Greek origanon an aromatic herb, perhaps marjoram]

o•reg•a•no

(əˈrɛg əˌnoʊ, ɔˈrɛg-)

n.
an aromatic herb, Origanum vulgare, of the mint family, having leaves used as seasoning in cooking.
[1765–75; < American Spanish orégano, Sp: wild marjoram]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oregano - aromatic Eurasian perennialoregano - aromatic Eurasian perennial    
marjoram, oregano - pungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omelets
genus Origanum - a genus of aromatic mints of the family Labiatae
origanum - any of various fragrant aromatic herbs of the genus Origanum used as seasonings
2.oregano - pungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omeletsoregano - pungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omelets
herb - aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
Translations
oregáno
oreganoalmindelig merian
oregano
origano
オレガノ
오레가노
bergmyntekungoregano
oreganovildmejramkungsmynta
ต้นออริกาโนเป็นสมุนไพรใช้ทำอาหาร
cây gia vị oregano thuộc họ bạc hà

oregano

[ˌɒrɪˈgɑːnəʊ] (US) [əˈregənəʊ] Norégano m

oregano

[ˌɒrɪˈgɑːnəʊ] norigan m

oregano

nOrigano m, → Oregano m

oregano

[ˌɒrɪˈgɑːnəʊ] norigano

oregano

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Ingredients: 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup finely diced onion 2-3 tsp minced garlic 2 tbs all purpose flour 1/2 cup pure ground New Mexican red chile powder 2 1/2 cups water or chicken stock 1 tsp Mexican oregano 1/2 tbs freshly ground cumin seed salt to taste Method: Heat the oil in a medium saucepan and saute the onion for 3 to 4 minutes, until softened.
Ingredients 1/2 small white onion, finely chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 dried chiles de arbol, crumbled (or 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper) 1tsp minced rosemary 1tsp dried Mexican oregano, crumbled 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1kg boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces Kosher salt Pepper 8 sturdy 12-inch rosemary sprigs, leaves on bottom half removed Lime wedges, for serving
Not part of the true oregano family, Mexican oregano shares the name and similarly pungent flavor, but it is in the verbena family.
Yet some, such as Mexican oregano and Cuban oregano, are in entirely different plant families but taste quite similar to the familiar Italian herb.
Accompanying the potatoes are seasonings from Montana Mex, including Mexican oregano, garlic and ancho chilies.
These antioxidants, apigenin and luteolin, are in celery, artichokes, and Mexican oregano.