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marjoram

noun mar·jo·ram \ˈmär-jə-rəm, ˈmärj-rəm\

: an herb that has a pleasant smell and is often used in cooking

Full Definition of MARJORAM

:  any of various usually fragrant and aromatic Old World mints (genus Origanum) often used as seasoning

Origin of MARJORAM

Middle English mageram, marjolane, from Middle French majorane, marjolaine, from Medieval Latin majorana
First Known Use: 15th century
Medical Dictionary

marjoram

noun mar·jo·ram \ˈmärj-(ə-)rəm\

Medical Definition of MARJORAM

:  any of various usually fragrant and aromatic mints (genera Origanum and Majorana) often used in cookery; especially :  sweet marjoram

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