Origanum Marjorana
Origan Or"i*gan, Origanum O*rig"a*num, prop. n. [L. origanum, Gr. ?, ?, prob. fr. 'o`ros, mountain + ? brightness, beauty. Cf. {Organy}.] (Bot.) A genus of aromatic labiate plants, including the sweet marjoram ({Origanum Marjorana}) and the wild marjoram ({Origanum vulgare}). --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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  • Origanum — Origan Or i*gan, Origanum O*rig a*num, prop. n. [L. origanum, Gr. ?, ?, prob. fr. o ros, mountain + ? brightness, beauty. Cf. {Organy}.] (Bot.) A genus of aromatic labiate plants, including the sweet marjoram ({Origanum Marjorana}) and the wild… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Origanum vulgare — Origan Or i*gan, Origanum O*rig a*num, prop. n. [L. origanum, Gr. ?, ?, prob. fr. o ros, mountain + ? brightness, beauty. Cf. {Organy}.] (Bot.) A genus of aromatic labiate plants, including the sweet marjoram ({Origanum Marjorana}) and the wild… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Origan — Or i*gan, Origanum O*rig a*num, prop. n. [L. origanum, Gr. ?, ?, prob. fr. o ros, mountain + ? brightness, beauty. Cf. {Organy}.] (Bot.) A genus of aromatic labiate plants, including the sweet marjoram ({Origanum Marjorana}) and the wild marjoram …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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