sweet marjoram
noun Date: 1565 a perennial marjoram (Origanum majorana syn. Majorana hortensis) with dense spikelike flower clusters

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  • Sweet marjoram — Sweet Sweet, a. [Compar. {Sweeter}; superl. {Sweetest}.] [OE. swete, swote, sote, AS. sw[=e]te; akin to OFries. sw[=e]te, OS. sw[=o]ti, D. zoet, G. s[ u]ss, OHG. suozi, Icel. s[ae]tr, s[oe]tr, Sw. s[ o]t, Dan. s[ o]d, Goth. suts, L. suavis, for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sweet marjoram — n. an annual marjoram (Origanum majorana) grown for its aromatic leaves used in cooking * * * …   Universalium

  • sweet marjoram — n. an annual marjoram (Origanum majorana) grown for its aromatic leaves used in cooking …   English World dictionary

  • sweet marjoram — n an aromatic European herb (Majorana hortensis) with dense spikelike flower clusters formerly used as a mild stimulant and carminative …   Medical dictionary

  • sweet marjoram — 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)

  • sweet marjoram — sweet′ mar′joram n. pln See under marjoram • Etymology: 1555–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • sweet marjoram. — See under marjoram. [1555 65] * * * …   Universalium

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

  • sweet marjoram. — See under marjoram. [1555 65] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sweet — Sweet, a. [Compar. {Sweeter}; superl. {Sweetest}.] [OE. swete, swote, sote, AS. sw[=e]te; akin to OFries. sw[=e]te, OS. sw[=o]ti, D. zoet, G. s[ u]ss, OHG. suozi, Icel. s[ae]tr, s[oe]tr, Sw. s[ o]t, Dan. s[ o]d, Goth. suts, L. suavis, for suadvis …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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