Amaracus
Amaracus A*mar"a*cus, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] A fragrant flower. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

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  • amaracus — /ə marˈə kəs/ noun Marjoram ORIGIN: L amāracus, from Gr amārakos …   Useful english dictionary

  • AMARACUS — I. AMARACUS puer, Cynarae Regis Cypri unguentarius, qui casu lapsus, dum ferret unguenta, fregit Alabastrum, magnumque ex confusione odorem creavit, unde optima unguenta Amaracina dicuntur. Hic deinde cum nimiô dolore contabuislet, in herbam… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • АМАРАК —    • Amarăcus,          αμάρακος, красивый, сильно пахучий цветок, часто употреблявшийся для венков; особенно славился кипрский амарак. Verg. Aen. 1, 693. Plin. 21, 11. 21, 93. Catull. 61, 6. Выжимаемое из амарака масло, oleum или unguentum… …   Реальный словарь классических древностей

  • SAMPSUCHUM — cum amaraco idem. Plin. l. 21. cap. 11. Amaracum Diocles Medicus, et Sicula gens appellavêre, quod Aegyptus et Syria sampsuchum. Dioscorides l. 3. Κράτιςτον τὸ Κυζικηνὸν καὶ νὸ Κύπριον. δευτερευςτὶ δὲ τούτου τὸ Αἰγύπτιον, καλεῖται δὲ ὑπὸ… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Origanum vulgare — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dost (Gattung) — Dost Oregano (Origanum vulgare) Systematik Asteriden Euasteriden I Ordnung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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

  • Origanum —   Origanum …   Wikipedia Español

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