origanum

noun
orig·​a·​num | \ ə-ˈri-gə-nəm How to pronounce origanum (audio) \

Definition of origanum

: any of several aromatic mints (especially genus Origanum) with aromatic leaves used as seasonings especially : oregano sense 1

First Known Use of origanum

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for origanum

Middle English, from Latin, wild marjoram, from Greek origanon

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