(Science: botany) A genus of aromatic labiate plants, including the sweet marjoram (O. Marjorana) and the wild marjoram (O. Vulgare).

Origin: L. Origanum, Gr, prob. Fr. Mountain _ brightness, beauty. Cf. Organy.

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