origanum

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origanum

(əˈrɪɡənəm)
n
(Plants) any plant of the herbaceous aromatic Mediterranean genus Origanum: family Lamiaceae. See oregano, marjoram, dittany1
[New Latin, from Greek origanon wild marjoram]
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Noun1.origanum - any of various fragrant aromatic herbs of the genus Origanum used as seasoningsoriganum - any of various fragrant aromatic herbs of the genus Origanum used as seasonings
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Origanum - a genus of aromatic mints of the family Labiatae
knotted marjoram, Majorana hortensis, Origanum majorana, sweet marjoram - aromatic European plant native to Mediterranean and Turkey; not widespread in Europe
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Effects of planting density and cutting height on herbage and water use efficiency of thyme (Origanum syriacum L.) grown under protected soilless and open field conditions.
The Lebanese zaatar mix typically includes dried Lebanese thyme (scientific name Origanum syriacum), sumac, toasted sesame seeds, and salt.
Loveall offers several herbs that make up the blend, including Origanum syriacum (native to Egypt) and Thymbra spicata (seen here, a Turkey native).
Chemical analysis, antioxidant, antiinflammatory and anticholinesterase activities of Origanum ehrenbergii Boiss and Origanum syriacum L.
Variation of chemical composition, antioxidant and total phenols of essential from thyme (Origanum syriacum L.) grown under open field conditions and protected soilless condition.
(2003) reported the antimicrobial activity of leaves essential oil of Syrian oreganum (Origanum syriacum L.).