origanum oil

noun

orig·​a·​num oil ə-ˈrig-ə-nəm- How to pronounce origanum oil (audio)
: an essential oil obtained from various aromatic plants of the mint or vervain families (especially genus Origanum of the mint family) that was formerly used in pharmacology

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“Origanum oil.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/origanum%20oil. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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