maiorana

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Attested from the 13th century. Apparently an alteration with influence from maior (greater) of the form mezurana, ultimately from Sanskrit मरुव (maruva, marjoram) .

Attested from the 6th century, mezurana replaced Classical amāracus, which was also derived from the Sanskrit word.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

maiōrana f (genitive maiōranae); first declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) marjoram (O. majorana), a plant of the mint family.
Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative maiōrana maiōranae
Genitive maiōranae maiōranārum
Dative maiōranae maiōranīs
Accusative maiōranam maiōranās
Ablative maiōranā maiōranīs
Vocative maiōrana maiōranae
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Descendants[edit]
  • English: marjoram

Etymology 2[edit]

See maiōrānus.

Adjective[edit]

māiōrāna

  1. nominative feminine singular of māiōrānus: mayoral, ancestral
  2. nominative neuter plural of māiōrānus
  3. accusative neuter plural of māiōrānus
  4. vocative feminine singular of māiōrānus
  5. vocative neuter plural of māiōrānus

Adjective[edit]

māiōrānā

  1. ablative feminine singular of māiōrānus