genus Origanum


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Noun1.genus Origanum - a genus of aromatic mints of the family Labiatae
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Labiatae, family Lamiaceae, Labiatae, Lamiaceae, mint family - a large family of aromatic herbs and shrubs having flowers resembling the lips of a mouth and four-lobed ovaries yielding four one-seeded nutlets and including mint; thyme; sage; rosemary
origanum - any of various fragrant aromatic herbs of the genus Origanum used as seasonings
knotted marjoram, Majorana hortensis, Origanum majorana, sweet marjoram - aromatic European plant native to Mediterranean and Turkey; not widespread in Europe
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A Chemosystematic Investigation on the Mono- and Sesquiterpenoids in the Genus Origanum (Labiatae).