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marjoram

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

Simple Definition of marjoram

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of marjoram

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

Origin and Etymology of marjoram

Middle English mageram, marjolane, from Middle French majorane, marjolaine, from Medieval Latin majorana


First Known Use: 15th century


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marjoram

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noun mar·jo·ram \ˈmärj-(ə-)rəm\

Medical Definition of marjoram

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




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