Origin of oregano
Examples from the Web for oregano
Goats milk is the closest equivalent to human breast milk and I always take these in combination with oil of oregano capsules.These Are The 15 Supplements to Keep In Your Medicine Cabinet|Ari Meisel|December 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For an herbal infusion, dress the beans with rosemary or oregano, garlic, olive oil, and salt and pepper to taste.
It calls for Calabrian oregano on the branch, which if you can get from your local Italian food store, is always worth the effort.
These lamb burgers buzz with Greek flavors—garlic, oregano, and mint.
British Dictionary definitions for oregano
Word Origin for oregano
Word Origin and History for oregano
1771, from Spanish or American Spanish oregano, from Latin origanus, origanum, from Greek oreiganon, from oros "mountain" (see oread) + ganos "brightness, ornament." The older form of the word in English was the Latin-derived origanum (mid-13c.), also origan (early 15c.). In Europe, the dried leaves of wild marjoram; in America, a different, and more pungent, shrub.