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[New Latin, from Greek origanon wild marjoram]
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|Noun||1.||origanum - 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
marjoram, oregano, Origanum vulgare, pot marjoram, wild marjoram, winter sweet - aromatic Eurasian perennial
knotted marjoram, Majorana hortensis, Origanum majorana, sweet marjoram - aromatic European plant native to Mediterranean and Turkey; not widespread in Europe
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