Origanum Majorana
Marjoram Mar"jo*ram (m[aum]r"j[-o]*ram), n. [OE. majoran, F. marjolaine, LL. marjoraca, fr. L. amaracus, amaracum, Gr. 'ama`rakos, 'ama`rakon.] (Bot.) A genus of mintlike plants ({Origanum}) comprising about twenty-five species. The sweet marjoram ({Origanum Majorana}) is pecularly aromatic and fragrant, and much used in cookery. The wild marjoram of Europe and America is {Origanum vulgare}, far less fragrant than the other. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Origanum majorana — «Mejorana» redirige aquí. Para otras acepciones, véase Mejorana (desambiguación).   Mejorana …   Wikipedia Español

  • Origanum majorana — Marjolaine Pour les articles homonymes, voir Marjolaine (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Origanum majorana — Majoran Majoran Systematik Unterklasse: Asternähnliche (Asteridae) Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Origanum majorana — kvapusis mairūnas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Majorana hortensis), paplitęs Kipre, Turkijoje. Naudojamas maisto priedams (kvėpikliams) gaminti, iš jo gaunamas eterinis aliejus.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Origanum majorana — noun aromatic European plant native to Mediterranean and Turkey; not widespread in Europe • Syn: ↑sweet marjoram, ↑knotted marjoram, ↑Majorana hortensis • Hypernyms: ↑origanum • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Origanum …   Useful english dictionary

  • Origanum majorana — ID 57734 Symbol Key ORMA Common Name sweet marjoram Family Lamiaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution MA, PA Growth Habit Subshrub, Forb/herb D …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Origanum majorana — …   Википедия

  • Origanum majorana L. — Symbol ORMA Common Name sweet marjoram Botanical Family Lamiaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Origanum — Origanum …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Origanum — vulgare Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae …   Wikipedia

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