A sprig of fresh oregano.
oregano definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Spanish orégano ; from Classical Latin origanum ; from Classical Greek origanon
oregano definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A perennial Eurasian herb (Origanum vulgare) of the mint family, having aromatic leaves.
- The leaves of this plant used as a seasoning.
Origin: Spanish orégano, wild marjoram, from Latin orīganum, from Greek orīganon, probably of North African origin.