marjoram

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The marjoram plant.

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From Old French majorane, from Medieval Latin maiōrana, q.v.

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marjoram (countable and uncountable, plural marjorams)

  1. A herb of the mint family, Origanum majorana, having aromatic leaves.
    Synonym: (obsolete) amaracus
  2. The leaves of this plant used in flavouring food.

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