wild marjoram

noun

Examples of wild marjoram in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Oregano is an essential culinary herb, but most varieties aren’t that handsome, and some are too eager to spread, especially the flavorless wild marjoram. Washington Post, 5 Feb. 2020 Mediterranean oregano, sometimes called wild marjoram, is a member of the mint family and a different beast, but not altogether. Bill St. John, The Denver Post, 18 Sep. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1550, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of wild marjoram was circa 1550

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“Wild marjoram.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wild%20marjoram. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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