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Noun: oregano  ó're-gu-now [N. Amer], ó-ri'gaa-now [Brit]
  1. Aromatic Eurasian perennial
    - marjoram, pot marjoram, wild marjoram, winter sweet, Origanum vulgare
  2. Pungent leaves used as seasoning with meats and fowl and in stews and soups and omelets
    - marjoram

Derived forms: oreganos

Type of: herb, origanum

Part of: genus Origanum

Encyclopedia: Oregano