origan

noun
or·​i·​gan | \ -rə̇gən \
variants: or less commonly origane \ -​ˌgan , -​ˌgān \
plural -s

Definition of origan

: any of various aromatic mints (as wild marjoram)

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History and Etymology for origan

Middle English origane, from Middle French origan, origane wild marjoram, from Latin origanum

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“Origan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/origan. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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