Word Origin for origanum
Examples from the Web for origanum
Historical Examples of origanum
It is extracted from Origanum oil by means of a 10% potash solution.
Marjoram oil, distilled from Origanum majoranoides, and obtained entirely from Cyprus.The Handbook of Soap Manufacture
W. H. Simmons
Dr Cattell scents it with the oils of origanum and bergamot instead of cinnamon.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II
Page 233: "majoram" changed to "marjoram" (Origanum majorana (or common marjoram)).
The caterpillar feeds on thyme (Thymus Serpyllum) and marjoram (Origanum vulgare).Butterflies and Moths
William S. Furneaux