marjoram

noun mar·jo·ram \ ˈmär-jə-rəm , ˈmärj-rəm \
Updated on: 1 Dec 2017

Definition of marjoram

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

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Origin and Etymology of marjoram

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


MARJORAM Defined for English Language Learners

marjoram

noun

Definition of marjoram for English Language Learners

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


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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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