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British Dictionary definitions for origanum

origanum

noun
  1. any plant of the herbaceous aromatic Mediterranean genus Origanum: family LamiaceaeSee oregano, marjoram, dittany (def. 1)
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New Latin, from Greek origanon wild marjoram
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