marjoram

  1. aromatic Eurasian perennial
  2. pungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omelets

Marjoram

Marjoram (Origanum majorana, syn. Majorana hortensis Moench, Majorana majorana (L.) H. Karst) is a somewhat cold-sensitive perennial herb or undershrub with sweet pine and citrus flavors. In some Middle-Eastern countries, marjoram is synonymous with oregano, and there the names sweet marjoram and knotted marjoram are used to distinguish it from ot...
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Marjoram

• (n.) A genus of mintlike plants (Origanum) comprising about twenty-five species. The sweet marjoram (O. Majorana) is pecularly aromatic and fragrant, and much used in cookery. The wild marjoram of Europe and America is O. vulgare, far less fragrant than the other.
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marjoram

<botany> A genus of mintlike plants (Origanum) comprising about twenty-five species. The sweet marjoram (O. Majorana) is pecularly aromatic and fragrant, and much used in cookery. The wild marjoram of Europe and America is O. Vulgare, far less fragrant than the other. ... Origin: OE. Majoran, F. Marjolaine, LL. Marjoraca, fr. L. Amaracus, ama...
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marjoram

(species Majorana hortensis), perennial herb of the mint family (Lamiaceae, or Labiatae) or its fresh or dried leaves and flowering tops, used to ... [1 related articles]
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marjoram

oregano noun pungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omelets
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Marjoram

Mar'jo·ram (mär'jo*r a m) noun [ Middle English majoran , French marjolaine , Late Latin marjoraca , from Latin amaracus , amaracum , Greek 'ama`rakos , 'ama`rakon .] (Botany) A genus of mintlike plants ( Origanum ) comp...
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marjoram

Aromatic herb belonging to the mint family. Wild marjoram (O. vulgare) is found in both Europe and Asia and has become naturalized in the Americas; the sweet marjoram (O. majorana) used in cooking is widely cultivated. (Genus Origanum or &l...
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Marjoram

Marjoram (Origanum vulgare) also known as wild marjoram and oregano, is a perennial, often bushy herb of the family Labiatae native to Europe and with an erect, reddish, square stem, branched above. The leaves are oval, opposite and stalked. The flowers are two-lipped, purplish in colour and arranged in dense cymes, forming terminal panicles. Marjo...
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marjoram

marjoram or sweet marjoram (mär'jurum) , Old World perennial aromatic herb (Marjorana hortensis) of the family Labiatae (mint family), cultivated in gardens for flavoring. The tops yield origanum oil, once used medicinally but more recently for perfuming soaps. The closely related European ...
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marjoram

Type: Term Pronunciation: mar′jō-ram Definitions: 1. Sweet, leaf, or garden marjoram whose leaves, with and without a small portion of the flowering tops of Majorana hortensis (Origanum majorana) (family Labiatae), are used as seasoning and medicinally as a stimulant, carminative, and emmenagogue.
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marjoram

[n] - pungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omelets
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