Origanum dictamnus


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Related to Origanum dictamnus: cretan dittany
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Noun1.Origanum dictamnus - dwarf aromatic shrub of Crete
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
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Dittany is sometimes confused with a member of the oregano family, Dittany of Crete: (Origanum dictamnus), a small hairy plant that thrives in the barren soil of the mountainous region of the island and was used to heal wounds caused by poisoned arrowheads.