sweet marjoram

noun

: a perennial marjoram (Origanum majorana synonym Majorana hortensis) with dense spikelike flower clusters

Examples of sweet marjoram in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Herbs: Anise, basil, bay laurel, borage, cardamom, chives, coriander, dill, borage, edible ginger, lemon balm, oregano, Mexican tarragon, mint, oregano, rosemary, sage, savory, sweet marjoram and thyme. Tom MacCubbin, Orlando Sentinel, 1 Apr. 2023 Herbs: Anise, basil, bay laurel, borage, cardamom, chervil, chives, coriander, dill, fennel, garlic, lavender, lemon balm, lovage, mint, nasturtium, oregano, rosemary, sage, sweet marjoram, tarragon, thyme and water cress. Tom MacCubbin, Orlando Sentinel, 1 Oct. 2022 Herbs: Anise, basil, borage, chives, dill, fennel, lemon balm, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage, sweet marjoram, tarragon, and thyme. Tom MacCubbin, orlandosentinel.com, 29 Jan. 2022 Herbs: Anise, basil, bay laurel, borage, cardamon, chervil, chives, coriander, costmary, dill, fennel, ginger, lemon balm, sweet marjoram, Mexican tarragon, mint, oregano, rosemary, sage, thyme and watercress. Tom MacCubbin, orlandosentinel.com, 26 Feb. 2022 Chile flakes and herbs like sweet marjoram bring vegetables to life in this recipe from Castle Hot Springs resort, where garden-to-table dishes are as delicious as the hot springs is relaxing. Sunset Magazine, 31 Jan. 2022 Anise, bay laurel, cardamom, chives, coriander, fennel, garlic, ginger, lavender, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage, sweet marjoram, thyme and watercress. Tom MacCubbin, orlandosentinel.com, 1 Jan. 2022 Herbs: Anise, arugula, basil, bay, chives, cilantro, coriander, dill, fennel, garlic, lavender, mint, oregano, parsley, rosemary, sage, sweet marjoram, thyme and watercress. Tom MacCubbin, orlandosentinel.com, 27 Nov. 2021 Herbs: Anise, basil, bay laurel, borage, cardamon, chervil, chives, coriander, costmary, dill, fennel, ginger, lemon balm, sweet marjoram, Mexican tarragon, mint, oregano, rosemary, sage, thyme and watercress 6. Tom MacCubbin, orlandosentinel.com, 27 Feb. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1565, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sweet marjoram was in 1565

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“Sweet marjoram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sweet%20marjoram. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

sweet marjoram

noun
: an aromatic European herb (Majorana hortensis) with dense spikelike flower clusters formerly used as a mild stimulant and carminative

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