pot marjoram


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Related to pot marjoram: Origanum vulgare, Origanum majorana

pot marjoram

n.
Any of several species of Oreganum, especially O. onites, having leaves used as a seasoning.
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Noun1.pot marjoram - aromatic Eurasian perennialpot marjoram - 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
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You may also have seen pot marjoram (origanum onites) and sweet marjoram (origanum majorana).
onites; also called pot marjoram), or Italian oregano (O.
Sage, thyme, winter savory and marjoram will go on for years, while basil, sweet or pot marjoram and summer savory are annuals.