Origin of sweet marjoram
Origin of marjoram
Examples from the Web for sweet marjoram
Historical Examples of sweet marjoram
Few people know how to keep the flavor of sweet-marjoram; the best of all herbs for broth and stuffing.
It should not be cut entirely open; fill it up plump with thick slices of buttered bread, salt, sweet-marjoram and sage.
Take two large bunches of sweet-marjoram; the same of sweet-basil; and one bunch of parsley.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book
And a very little Thyme and Sweet-marjoram, scarce to be tasted: and some Marigold leaves, at last.The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened
Some sweet-marjoram pots, tin cans filled with crackers which were lighted, went off with great explosions.The Peterkin Papers
Lucretia P Hale
Word Origin for marjoram
late 14c., from Old French majorane (13c., Modern French marjolaine), from Medieval Latin maiorana, of uncertain origin, probably ultimately from India (cf. Sanskrit maruva- "marjoram"), with form influenced by Latin major "greater."