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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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
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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
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oregano

[ˌɒrɪˈgɑːnəʊ] norigan m
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oregano

nOrigano m, → Oregano m
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oregano

[ˌɒrɪˈgɑːnəʊ] norigano
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oregano

مَرْدَقُوش oregáno oregano Origano ρίγανη orégano oregano origan origano origano オレガノ 오레가노 oregano oregano oregano orégano, oregãos майоран oregano ต้นออริกาโนเป็นสมุนไพรใช้ทำอาหาร mercanköşk cây gia vị oregano thuộc họ bạc hà 牛至
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